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Le Jour (Day), plate 6 from the album 'Songes' (Dreams)
Le Jour (Day), plate 6 from the album 'Songes' (Dreams)
Artist:
Date:
1891
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph On Chine Collé
Dimensions:
Image: 210 x 157 mm (8 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.); Sheet: 233 x 166 mm (9 3/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

with Aldis Browne Fine Arts.

Accession Number:
1992.37
Acquisition Date:
1992-06-11
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

San Francisco, FAMSF - Legion of Honor, 'Recent Acquisitions', 1997.
San Francisco, FAMSF - Legion of Honor, 'Waking Dreams: Max Klinger and the Symbolist Print', February-September 2009.

Rodolphe Bresdin introduced Odilon Redon to lithography's potential for creating black-and-white dream worlds. In Le jour (Day), Redon treads in the literary footsteps of Charles Baudelaire and Stéphane Mallarmé, who both explored the motif of the window as a mystical portal on the inner workings of the mind.