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After Joséphin Péladan, The Supreme Vice
Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921)
Pastels, pencil, and charcoal on paper
23.9 x 12.3cm.
Yet another late-nineteenth-century intonation of the sphinx, this one with a skull-like head, thus making its conection to danger and death obvious. — George P. Landow
Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2004. no. 130.
Last modified 14 November 2005