Odilon Redon

1840 - 1916

Odilon Redon

Odilon Redon (born Bertrand Redon; French: [ʁədɔ̃]; April 20, 1840 – July 6, 1916) was a French symbolist painter, printmaker, draughtsman and pastellist. Early in his career, both before and after fighting in the Franco-Prussian War, he worked almost exclusively in charcoal and lithography, works referred to as noirs. He started gaining recognition after his drawings were mentioned in the 1884 novel À rebours by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Odilon Redon has received more than 468,231 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 128th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Odilon Redon ranks 128 out of 1,258Before him are Otto Dix, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Andrea del Sarto, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Fernand Léger, and Vittore Carpaccio. After him are Charles Le Brun, Umberto Boccioni, Juan Gris, Jan Steen, Pontormo, and William Hogarth.

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Among people born in 1840, Odilon Redon ranks 8Before him are Claude Monet, Émile Zola, Auguste Rodin, Murad V, Victoria, Princess Royal, and Alphonse Daudet. After him are John Boyd Dunlop, Crazy Horse, Ernst Abbe, Edward Drinker Cope, Carlota of Mexico, and Carl Menger. Among people deceased in 1916, Odilon Redon ranks 12Before him are Yuan Shikai, Franz Marc, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Élie Metchnikoff, Henry James, and Sholem Aleichem. After him are Umberto Boccioni, Otto of Bavaria, Karl Schwarzschild, Natsume Sōseki, Richard Dedekind, and José Echegaray.

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In France

Among people born in France, Odilon Redon ranks 393 out of 4,109Before him are Giambologna (1529), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1834), Pierre Gassendi (1592), Hector Malot (1830), and Avitus (395). After him are Théophile Gautier (1811), Ambroise Paré (1510), Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Sophie Germain (1776), Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet (1627), and Charles Le Brun (1619).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Odilon Redon ranks 37Before him are Gustave Moreau (1826), Claude Lorrain (1600), Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699), Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (1755), Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824), and Fernand Léger (1881). After him are Charles Le Brun (1619), Robert Delaunay (1885), Jean Fouquet (1420), Francis Picabia (1879), Théodore Rousseau (1812), and André Derain (1880).

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