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René Magritte
1898 - 1967
AUTOPORTRAIT
signed Magritte (lower left); dated 1928 on the reverse
pen and brush and ink on paper laid down on board
31.4 by 45cm., 12 3/8 by 17 3/4 in.
Executed in 1928.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Magritte. 

Provenance

Galerie Georges Petit, Paris
Galerie André François Petit, Paris (acquired by 1971)
Acquired in Paris by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie André François Petit, Hans Bellmer, Victor Brauner, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, Wilfredo Lam, René Magritte, Pierre Roy, Alberto Savinio, Max Walter Svanberg, Yves Tanguy, Toyen, 1965, illustrated in the catalogue

Literature

José Vovelle, 'Un conflit de surréalistes: Magritte à Paris' in Revue de l’Art, Paris, 1971, no. 12, illustrated p. 61

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