Signed at lower right: Odilon Redon.
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY, "Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection", 2017. Exh. cat., no. 318, repr.
The Thaw Collection : Master Drawings and Oil Sketches : Acquisitions since 1994. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 2002, no. 49.
100 Master drawings from the Morgan Library & Museum. München : Hirmer, 2008, no. 92, repr. [Cara Dafour Denison]
Redon produced this portrait for Robert de Domecy a few years after decorating the dining room at Domecy's château. The patron's granddaughter, Jeanne Roberte, appears surrounded by decorative motifs against a dark background. Even toward the end of his career, Redon had not achieved public success, and support for his work came largely from patrons and literary friends. -- Exhibition Label, from "Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection"
Vollard, Ambroise, 1867-1939, former owner.
Seligmann, Jacques, 1858-1923, former owner.
Newberry, John S. (John Stoughton), 1910-1964, former owner.
Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Rowen, Robert, former owner.
Chesrow, Eugene, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.