Bertrand-Jean Redon better known as Odilon Redon (April 20, 1840 - July 6, 1916) was a Symbolist painter and printmaker, born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France. Odilon was a nickname derived from his mother, Odile.

Redon started drawing as a young child, and at the age of 10 he was awarded a drawing prize at school. At age 15, he began formal study in drawing but on the insistence of his father he switched to architecture.

His failure to pass the entrance exams at Paris' Ecole des Beaux-Arts ended any plans for a career as an architect, although he would later study there under Jean-Leon Gerome.



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The Misshapen Polyp Floating on the Shores - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
The Misshapen Polyp Floating on the Shores
Buddha I - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Buddha I
Wild Flowers In A Long Necked Vase - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Wild Flowers In A Long Necked Vase
Stained Glass Window 1904 - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Stained Glass Window 1904
The Flight Into Egypt - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
The Flight Into Egypt
Melancholy - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Melancholy
Roger And Angelica - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Roger And Angelica
Apollos Chariot - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Apollos Chariot
Salome - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Salome
The Death Of Ophelia - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
The Death Of Ophelia
Silence - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Silence
Flowers3 - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Flowers3

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