The Eye, Like A Strange Balloon Moves Towards Infinity
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M4250
People
Odilon Redon, French (Bordeaux France 1840 - 1916 Paris France)
Title
The Eye, Like a Strange Balloon Moves Towards Infinity
Other Titles
Original Language Title: L'oeil, comme un ballon bizarre se dirige vers L'INFINI
Series/Book Title: A Edgar Poe
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1882
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
chine collé: 26.3 x 19.9 cm (10 3/8 x 7 13/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
M. 37-43
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Object Number
M4250
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Lost Paradise: Symbolist Europe, exh. cat., The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Montreal, Canada, 1995), 521, no. 340

Exhibition History

Romantic Prints: David to Courbet, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/01/1980 - 04/30/1980

The Age of Romanticism, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/15/1986 - 05/18/1986

COSMOS: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, 06/17/1999 - 10/17/1999; Centre de Cultura Contemporania, Barcelona, 11/23/1999 - 02/20/2000

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 11 Rotation 2), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 10/07/2011 - 11/05/2011

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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