The Chariot of Apollo TheMET(4)
Odilon Redon French, 1840 - 1916
The Chariot of Apollo , 1905-16
Oil on canvas Signed ( lower left ) : ODILON REDON
Between 1905 and 1916 Redon devoted a number of oils, pastels and watercolors to the theme of horses of the sun, driven by Apollo or Phaëthon. This painting is closely related to a larger oil on the same subject of about 1905 ( Petit Palais , Paris ).
Anonymous Gift , 1927
From the placard: Metropolitan Museum of Art