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René Magritte

Études

Property from a Private Swiss Collection

René Magritte

René Magritte

Études

Études

Property from a Private Swiss Collection

René Magritte

1898 - 1967

Études


pen on paper

26.6 by 20.1cm., 10½ by 7⅞in.

Framed: 53 by 45.5cm., 20⅞ by 18in.

Executed circa 1960.


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Magritte.

Executed on cream wove paper, not laid down and hinged to the mount in two places along the upper edge. The sheet is gently undulating and the extreme edges have slightly discoloured. There is a small paper loss to the lower right corner and a minor nick to the lower left. There is a flattened crease across the lower left corner. There are remnants of old tape to the verso of the upper left and right corners. This work is in overall good condition.


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Please refer to the online catalogue for the updated provenance.

Galerie Isy Brachot, Paris (acquired by 1990)

Sale: Christie's, South Kensington, 27th November 1995, lot 130

Private Collection, Geneva

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2018

Tokyo, Tokyo Art Expo, Galerie Isy Brachot, 1990, n.n.
Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, René Magritte et la pensée, 1993