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Etruscan Vase with Flowers

In this bouquet, Redon combined palm fronds with artificial or imaginary flowers in a fantastical blue and ochre color scheme. The title identifies the vase as Etruscan, but it was likely a modern ceramic imitating an ancient example from the Mediterranean region.

Credit: Maria DeWitt Jesup Fund, 1951; acquired from The Museum of Modern Art, Lillie P. Bliss Collection...

Tempera on canvas
81.3 x 59.1cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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