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René Magritte
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René Magritte
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Details & Cataloguing

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René Magritte
1898 - 1967
LE BAISER 
signed Magritte lower left
gouache on paper
10 5/8 by 13 1/4 in. 27 by 33.8 cm.
Executed circa 1957.
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Provenance

Alain Tarica, Paris
Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels
Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above circa 1983 and sold Christie's, London, February 7, 2005, lot 73)
Private Collection, London (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection, London (thence by descent from the above and sold: Christie's, London, February 2, 2010, lot 116)
Private Collection, Europe (acquired at the above sale and sold: Christie's, London, June 23, 2015, lot 7)
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Exhibited

Lausanne, Fondation de l'Hermitage; Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstifung, René Magritte, 1987-88, no. 114, illustrated (titled L'Oiseau bleu and incorrectly dated circa 1962)

Literature

David Sylvester, René MagritteCatalogue raisonné,  Gouaches, Temperas, Watercolours and Papiers Collés 1918-1967, London, 1994, vol. IV, no. 1433, p. 200, illustrated 

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