Redon considered this descriptive accuracy essential, writing “every time that a human figure does not give the illusion that it is … about to come out of the picture frame to walk, act or think, the drawing is not a truly modern one.” Redon was influenced by the poetry of Charles Baudelaire and Stéphane Mallarmé and admired by the painters Gustave Moreau and Gustave Klimt—as such he is often remembered as a Symbolist, though Redon preferred autonomy and never actually considered himself part of the group. 29 1/8 x 21 5/8" (73.9 x 54.9 cm). Join, give or volunteer to support your DIA. c. 1910. If you have additional information or spotted an error, please send feedback to [email protected]. This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection. This record is a work in progress. Bulletin of the DIA 7, no. Museum HoursWED - FRI: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.;  SAT - SUN: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.;  MON - TUE: CLOSED. Discover tools and resources for K-12 teachers and their students. All rights reserved. 29 1/8 x 21 5/8" (73.9 x 54.9 cm). Motion picture film stills or motion picture footage from films in MoMA’s Film Collection cannot be licensed by MoMA/Scala. All requests to license audio or video footage produced by MoMA should be addressed to Scala Archives at [email protected]. By visiting our website or transacting with us, you agree to this. Our site uses technology that is not supported by your browser, so it may not work correctly. Find more prominent pieces of animal painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. 21-22. MoMA The Museum of Modern Art New York, United States. Please, Gift of Mrs. Werner E. Josten in memory of her husband. Around 1905 he spoke of the painter’s task as a privileged one: “Painting consists in using a special sense, an innate sense for composing a beautiful substance. In 2018–19, MoMA collaborated with Google Arts & Culture Lab on a project using machine learning to identify artworks in installation photos. View in Augmented Reality. Gift of Mrs. Werner E. Josten in memory of her husband. From National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Odilon Redon, Five Butterflies (ca. Copyright © 2020 Detroit Institute of Arts. There is still no description of this artwork. Working in charcoal, pastel, oil, and lithography, Redon created imaginative scenes that, while often based in the supernatural, were nonetheless executed in a highly representational manner. Butterfly is one of artworks by Odilon Redon. Track updates on Arthive. Find out more about what data we collect and use at, Quick search helps finding an artist, picture, user or article and prompts your previous searches, Login to use Arthive functionality to the maximum, Register to use Arthive functionality to the maximum, This action is only available to registered users. We use our own and third-party cookies to personalize your experience and the promotions you see. 454.1964. Make the DIA your classroom. View in Street View. Find more prominent pieces of animal painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. To do as nature does: create diamonds, gold, sapphires, agates, precious metal, silk, flesh: it is a gift of delicious sensuality.”. To do as nature does: create diamonds, gold, sapphires, agates, precious metal, silk, flesh: it is a gift of delicious sensuality.”. Around 1905 he spoke of the painter’s task as a privileged one: “Painting consists in using a special sense, an innate sense for composing a beautiful substance. If you notice an error, please contact us at [email protected]. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Quel est le but de tout cela?, from Tentation de Saint-Antoine, 1896, Two works of art: Parsifal; Untitled from La Tentation de Saint Antoine, LE LIVRE OU SAINTE THÉRÈSE (MELLERIO 24), 1892, Voici la Bonne-Déese, L’Idéenne des Montagnes, 1900, Chemin des Lauves: The Turn in the Road, 1904-1906, Mountain Landscape with two Figures at the Right, 1905, Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington. Digital image, The Museum of Modern Art, New York / Scala, Florence. 1910. Oil on canvas. Butterflies. If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA’s collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material (including installation views, checklists, and press releases), please contact Art Resource (publication in North America) or Scala Archives (publication in all other geographic locations). If you have any questions or information to provide about the listed works, please email [email protected] or write to: Provenance Research Project The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street New York, NY 10019.