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"in the Shadows, People Weep" ("Dans l'ombre des gens pleurent")
Dans l'ombre, des gens pleurent et prient entourés d'autres qui les exhortent (In the shadow people are weeping and praying, surrounded by others who are exhorting them)

1896
10 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (26 x 21 cm)

Odilon Redon
French (Bordeaux, France, 1840 - 1916, Paris)

Full Title:Dans l'ombre, des gens pleurent et prient entourés d'autres qui les exhortent (In the shadow people are weeping and praying, surrounded by others who are exhorting them)
Object Type: Print
Medium and Support: Lithograph
Credit Line: Gift of a Friend of the Gallery in memory of Hildegarde Lasell Watson
Accession Number: 1978.37
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Location: Not currently on view
Portfolio: The Temptation of St. Anthony (La Tentation de Saint-Antoine), 3rd Series

Inspired by Gustave Flaubert's 1874 "Temptation of St. Anthony." The line from which the title is taken is "et à ses côtés, dans l'ombre, des gens pleurent et prient entourés d'autres qui les exhortent et les consolent." ["And at his side, in the shadows, people weep and pray surrounded by others who exhort and console."]

Bibliography
See general reference in André Mellerio, "Odilon Redon." Paris: H. Floury, 1923: pp. 186-187, no. 139

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