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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

René Magritte
FEMME DEBOUT
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
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183

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

René Magritte
FEMME DEBOUT
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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René Magritte
1898 - 1967
FEMME DEBOUT
Signed René Magritte and dated 1917 (lower left)
Oil on canvas
28 7/8 by 19 1/4 in.
73.3 by 48.9 cm
Painted in 1917.
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Provenance

Mme Merckx, Brussels
Private Collection, Brussels
Private Collection, Antwerp (and sold: Sotheby's, London, February 24, 1988, lot 72)
Private Collection, Barcelona (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, London, February 4, 2009, lot 208)
Acquired at the above sale 

Literature

David Sylvester & Sarah Whitfield, René Magritte, Catalogue Raisonné, Oil Paintings, 1916-1930, vol. I, Antwerp, 1992, no. 3, illustrated p. 124
David Sylvester, Magritte, London, 1992, illustrated in color p. 34

Catalogue Note

This rare work was executed while Magritte was working in a Symbolist style at the Académie royale des beaux-arts in Brussels. 

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