Odilon Redon

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Style: Symbolism; Post-Impressionism; Naive Art / Primitivism; Realism; Art Nouveau;

Place: Bordeaux

Born: 1840

Death: 1916

Biography:

Odilon Redon (born Bertrand Redon French:?[??d??] April 20, 1840?? July 6, 1916) was a French symbolist painter, printmaker, draughtsman and pastellist. Odilon Redon was born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, to a prosperous family. The young Bertrand Redon acquired the nickname "Odilon" from his mother, Odile. Redon started drawing as a child and, at the ag...

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