Il tombe vers l'albime la tête en vas

 
Series
Tentation de Saint-Antoine
Artist
Creation date
Materials
lithograph on chine collé
Mark Descriptions
signed in pencil, below image, L.R.: ODILON REDON
Credit line
Carl H. Lieber Memorial Fund
Accession number
32.207
Collection
Not Currently On View

Then St. Anthony envisions the Greek gods of Olympus.  Apollo, like the other gods, has been forgotten and passes away.  He falls from his heavenly chariot; the strings of his lyre broken.

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