Redon, Odilon - Les Noirs 2
Type of Spiritual Experience
A continuation of the observation Noir 1. The two pictures are Head of a Martyr -1877 and The Black Torches published 1889.
The first was done just after Redon’s father died in 1874 leaving his family with no money. Redon described the following years, from 1875 to 1880, as the " most distressed period " of his life, the true Black days.
A description of the experience