Arts Everyday Living: Redon—Dreaming of Flowers

 

“I have always felt the need to capture nature in small objects, particularly the casual and accidental.”*  Odilon Redon

And what flower is more modest than the delicate pansy that Redon depicts with his vibrant colors.

 

 

Odilon Redon, Vase of Flowers, Pansies, n.d., pastel, Private Collection

 

*Quote of Odilon Redon (1840-1916) from National Gallery of Art, Washington: New and Revised Edition by John Walker, Director Emeritus, Abradale Press with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995, New York.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes.

Would you like to enjoy another work of art by Redon?  See our blog, Redon, the Universe of Dream and Reality, February 23, 2012.

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