Happy Birthday Odilon Redon!

Today is the birthday of French Symbolist artist Odilon Redon (b. France 1840 – 1916).  Redon (real name Bertrand-Jean) was also a printmaker, draughtsman and worked in pastels.  Born to an affluent family Redon acquired the nickname Odilon from his mother Odile.  He studied drawing at 15 but changed his path to architecture because his father approved this.  ThisContinue reading “Happy Birthday Odilon Redon!”