Artist Odilon Redon, French, 1840-1916
Printer Imprimerie Lemercier, French
Title
  • Il y eut aussi des êtres embryonnaires
  • There were also Embryonic Beings (translated title)
  • Hommage à Goya | Homage to Goya (series title)
Date 1885
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on chine-collé
Dimensions Image: 9 1/2 × 7 3/4 inches (24.1 × 19.7 cm)
Sheet: 17 7/8 × 12 3/8 inches (45.4 × 31.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Drawing and Print Club Fund, with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Alan E. Schwartz, Mr. and Mrs. David Handleman, Mr. and Mrs. K. P. Sogoian, and Mr. Gilbert Frimet
Accession Number F81.80.4
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, on stone, vertically, upper right edge: ODILON REDON
Inscriptions Inscribed, upper center: Planche IV
Inscribed, lower center: Il y eut aussi des ÊTRES EMBRYONNAIRES
Printed, on recto: hommage | à | Goya | 6 Lithographies | par | ODILON REDON | Ouvrage tiré a 50 Exemplaires. | 1885
Printed, on verso: Du même auteur: | DANS LE RÊVE 10 planches Tiré a 25 exemplaires | à EDGAR POE 6 planches d.o a 50 exemplaires | LES ORIGINES 8 planches d.o a 25 exemplaires | Imp. Lemercier & Cie Paris.
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Mellerio, A. Odilon Redon. New York, 1968 (reprint of 1913 Paris edition), p. 97, no. 57.