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[ruh-don; French ruh-dawn] /rəˈdɒn; French rəˈdɔ̃/
[ohd-l-on;; French aw-dee-lawn] /ˈoʊd lˌɒn;; French ɔ diˈlɔ̃/ (Show IPA),
1840–1916, French painter and etcher. Unabridged
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  • Fougeray should be a training-ground for Redon, and Redon should be a training-ground for Nantes.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • The stream is tidal up to the port of Redon, and is navigable for barges as far as Rennes.

  • Redon was an old monastic foundation of St. Convoons, of the Vannes church.

    Rambles in Brittany Francis Miltoun
  • Idealists lean toward the symbolic and transcendental painters like Van Gogh and Redon.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • But that will be the end of your fine dreams of going to Redon, and for the first time in your life playing in a real theatre.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • Redon's work is not lacking in subtlety, and it is sometimes disagreeable; possibly the latter quality is aimed at by the painter.

    Egoists James Huneker
  • One of them, whose name I could not make out,—it was something like Redon,—had painted a blue face in profile.

  • Most of all it is Redon who has rendered with exceptional elegance and extreme artistry, the fragment.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
  • They would stay in Redon as long as Redon would pay adequately to come and see them, working hard to perfect themselves the while.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • We think of Redon as among those who transvaluate all earthly sensations in terms of a purer element.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for Redon


/French rədɔ̃/
Odilon (ɔdilɔ̃). 1840–1916, French symbolist painter and etcher. He foreshadowed the surrealists in his paintings of fantastic dream images
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