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Odilon Redon in full flight



A pastel portrait of Violet Heymann, 1909.





It is an endearing feature of Redon's character that he should have been capable of painting his cat in much the same fashion; the moggie who is having these mystical dreams is called Bazon. The cat in our household is more practically minded, I think he only dreams of hunting (compensatory dreams since he never catches anything in real life). This painting dates from 1905:

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