French painter (1840-1916)
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Quotes of Odilon RedonEdit
- Like music my drawings transport us to the ambiguous world of the indeterminate.
- Quoted in Jean-François Guillou, Great Paintings of the World (2000), p. 190.
- The artist lives only day by day, and is the recipient of the things that surround him; he transposes sensations from outside, according to what the fate reserves him, but transforms them relentlessly and tenaciously, in a manner determined by him alone.
- in Confidences of an artist (1894) published posthumously in Paris in 1922 as part of the book of memoirs To himself; as quoted by Paul Westheim in Confessions of Artists - Letters, Memoirs and Observations of Contemporary Artists, Propyläen Publishing House, Berlin, 1925: p. 82