Redon executed a series of portraits from 1900 to 1908, which were published by Vollard. As well as Paul Sérusier, the series included Édouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard, Maurice Denis, Ricardo Vines, Mlle. Juliette Dodu, Roger Marx, and Llobet. These 8 profile portraits were Redon's last lithographs.
Paul Sérusier (1864-1927) was a French painter associated with Paul Gauguin and the Nabis.
This lithograph was printed in an edition of 12 by Blanchard.