The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of July 28, 2016

Violette Heymann, 1910

pastel, Unframed: 72.00 x 92.00 cm (28 5/16 x 36 3/16 inches). Hinman B. Hurlbut Collection 1976.1926

Redon once said: "A portrait is the image of a character, of a human being, represented in its essence." Here he depicted the adolescent niece of the Paris collector Marcel Kapferer. For his commissioned portraits, the artist often placed the sitter against a floral background that gives the work a dreamlike quality.

CMA (organizer). Cleveland Museum of Art, Oct. 21, 2007- January 13, 2008: "Modern Masters from the Cleveland Museum of Art" The Cleveland Museum of Art (10/31/15-3/6/16) "Imagining the Garden"

Library materials about Odilon Redon (95)

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