Odilon Redon’s Flowers Fetch a Million

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A bouquet invited us to take a deep breath of country air and remember that the French painter's art was rooted in nature. Odilon Redon (1840-1916), Vase de fleurs des champs (Vase with Wildflowers), circa 1900-1905, pastel on paper, 81.5 x 60 cm/32.08 x 23.62 in. Result: €1,096,000 It was already 2011, and yet the Odilon Redon exhibition at the Grand Palais (March 23 - June 20) left such a lasting impression that it is still very much on people's minds. After his strange—even disquieting—black-and-white works, the room of bouquets of flowers offered a breath of color and a little sweetness. The article accompanying the

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