Odilon Redon Research Paper

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Odilon Redon Bertrand-Jean Redon also know as Odilon Redon was a lithographic print maker. He was a highly respected member of the symbolist movement. He created 166 lithographs between 1879 and 1899. His lithographic prints and some of his other work during this time explored the different shades of black. His work inspired many other symbolists of this time. Odilon said his work explored two themes of art, the relationship between Man and Nature, and 'suggestive' art. His work used nature, imagination, dreams, and memory. He tried to get the feeling of the mysteriousness of nature when doing his work. His work seemed so dark because he was very depressed after his first son died. He chose to do the lithographic prints because he saw it as
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