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And there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp (Et il tombe du ciel une grande etoile ardente)

Odilon Redon1899

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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  • Title: And there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp (Et il tombe du ciel une grande etoile ardente)
  • Creator: Odilon Redon
  • Date Created: 1899
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed on stone, lower right: monogram “OR.”
  • Set or Series Title: Apocalypse of Saint John (Apocalypse de Saint-Jean par Odilon Redon)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1956
  • Materials & Techniques: Lithograph on thin grey wove chine collé on heavy wove paper
  • Keywords: Bible, fire, New Testament, religions, religious art
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From the edition of 100 portfolios, each containing 13 lithographs (cover and 12 plates), printed by Blanchard; Paris, Edité par Vollard, 6 rue Laffitte
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 303 mm x 232 mm (11.93 in. x 9.13 in.). Sheet dimensions: 564 mm x 524 mm (22.2 in. x 20.63 in.).
  • Bibliography: For the set, see Mellerio 173–185; Johnson, Ambroise Vollard, cat. no. 137; Werner, The Graphic Works of Odilon Redon (New York: Dover, 1969), pp. xxiv–xxv and plates 148–160
  • Associated People: Created by Odilon Redon (French, 1840-1916)
  • Accession Number: 1956.34.5

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