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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Buddah Walking Among The Flowers - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Buddah Walking Among The Flowers
Stained Glass Window Aka The Mysterious Garden - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Stained Glass Window Aka The Mysterious Garden
Large Bouquet In A Japanese Vase - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Large Bouquet In A Japanese Vase
Bouquet Of Flowers In A Green Vase - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Bouquet Of Flowers In A Green Vase
Roger And Angelica3 - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Roger And Angelica3
The Green Death - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
The Green Death
Bouquet Of Flowers - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Bouquet Of Flowers
Bazon  The Artists Cat - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Bazon The Artists Cat
Christ On The Cross - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Christ On The Cross
Centaur With Cello - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Centaur With Cello
Oriental Woman (Woman in Red) 1895-1900 - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
Oriental Woman (Woman in Red) 1895-1900
The Eye Like A Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity - Odilon Redon - www.odilon-redon.org
The Eye Like A Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity

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