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René Magritte

La Joconde (Mona Lisa)

Property from an East Coast American Private Collection | Provenant d'une Collection Particulière Américaine, Côte Est

René Magritte

René Magritte

La Joconde (Mona Lisa)

La Joconde (Mona Lisa)

Property from an East Coast American Private Collection

René Magritte

1898 - 1967

La Joconde (Mona Lisa)


bronze

248 x 177 x 99,5 cm; 97⅝ x 69¾ x 39⅛ in.

Conceived in 1967 and cast in bronze late that year in an edition of 5 plus one artist's proof and one unsigned and unnumbered cast hors commerce.


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

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Provenant d'une Collection Particulière Américaine, Côte Est

René Magritte

1898 - 1967

La Joconde (Mona Lisa)


bronze

248 x 177 x 99,5 cm; 97⅝ x 69¾ x 39⅛ in.

Conçu en 1967 et fondu en bronze plus tard la même année dans une édition de 5 exemplaires plus une épreuve d'artiste et un exemplaire non signé et non numéroté hors commerce.


L'authenticité de cette œuvre a été confirmée par le Comité Magritte.

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Alexandre Iolas, Paris

Renos Xippas (nephew of the above)

Isy Brachot, Brussels

Private collection, Europe

Private collection, United States

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Alexandre Iolas, Paris

Renos Xippas (neveu du précédent)

Isy Brachot, Bruxelles

Collection particulière, Europe

Collection particulière, Etats-Unis

Magritte: cent cinquante œuvres; première vue mondiale de ses sculptures (exhibition catalogue), 1968, Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, no. 1, another version exhibited

Pierre Rouve, "Space Conquered", in Art and Artists, London, vol. 3, number 5, August 1968, pp. 24-27, another version illustrated p. 27

Robert Melville, "Changing the World", in The Architectural Review, London, September 1968, another version illustrated fig. 11 p. 210

Magritte: The 8 Sculptures (exhibition catalogue), 1969, Paris, Galerie Alexandre Iolas, another version illustrated

Suzi Gablik, Magritte, London, 1970, no. 161, another version illustrated no. 161 p. 176 and mentioned p. 181

Magritte: sculptures, peintures, gouaches, dessins (exhibition catalogue), 1971, Athens, Galerie Iolas-Zoumboulakis, another version exhibited

René Magritte, Die acht Skulpturen (exhibition catalogue), 1972, Zurich, Gimpel and Hanover Galerie, another version illustrated

A. M. Hammacher, René Magritte, Paris/London, 1974, no. 62, another version illustrated

Secret Affinities: Words and Images by René Magritte (exhibition catalogue), 1976-77, Houston, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, another version exhibited

Harry Torczyner & Bella Dessard, René Magritte: Signes et Images, Paris, 1977, no. 495, another version illustrated p. 255

Harry Torczyner, René Magritte: Ideas and Images, New York, 1977, no. 527, another version illustrated p. 255

José Pierre, Magritte, Paris, 1984, another version illustrated

Pere Gimferrer, Magritte, New York, 1987, no. 144, another version illustrated

Magritte (exhibition catalogue), 1989, Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, another version illustrated p. 55

Magritte: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture (exhibition catalogue), 1990, New York, Pace Gallery, no. 18, another version illustrated

Perspectives-Prospectives (exhibition catalogue), 1990, Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, another version illustrated p. 48

David Sylvester, Magritte: The Silence of the World, New York, 1992, another version illustrated p. 311

Magritte (exhibition catalogue), 1992-93, London, Hayward Gallery, no. 168, another version illustrated

David Sylvester, Sarah Whitfield & Michael Raeburn, RenéMagritte, Catalogue raisonné III: Oil Paintings, Objects and Bronzes 1949-1967, Antwerp, 1993, no. 1094, another version illustrated p. 466

Magritte (exhibition catalogue), 1996, Montreal, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, no. 35, another version illustrated p. 121

Magritte (exhibition catalogue), 2001, Knokke-le-Zoute, Casino Knokke, no. 67, another version illustrated p. 87

Magritte (exhibition catalogue), 2003, Paris, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, another version illustrated p. 210

Il surrealismo di Paul Delvaux tra Magritte e de Chirico (exhibition catalogue), 2005-06, Turin, Palazzo Bricherasio, no. II.13, another version illustrated p. 123

Michel Draguet & Virginie Devillez, Magritte, son œuvre, son musée, Brussels, 2009, another version illustrated p. 216

Siegfried Gohr, Magritte: Attempting the Impossible, New York, 2009, no. 424, another version illustrated p. 309

Traum-Bilder: Ernst, Magritte, Dalí, Picasso, Antes, Nay... Die Wormland-Schenkung (exhibition catalogue), 2013-14, Munich, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, another version illustrated fig. 21 p. 86

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Magritte: cent cinquante œuvres; première vue mondiale de ses sculptures (catalogue d'exposition), 1968, Bruxelles, Galerie Isy Brachot, no. 1, autre version reproduite

Pierre Rouve, "Space Conquered", in Art and Artists, Londres, vol. 3, numéro 5, August 1968, pp. 24-27, autre version reproduite p. 27

Robert Melville, "Changing the World", in The Architectural Review, Londres, septembre 1968, autre version reproduite fig. 11 p. 210

Magritte: The 8 Sculptures (catalogue d'exposition), 1969, Paris, Galerie Alexandre Iolas, autre version reproduite

Suzi Gablik, Magritte, Londres, 1970, no. 161, autre version reproduite no. 161 p. 176 et mentionnée p. 181

Magritte: sculptures, peintures, gouaches, dessins (catalogue d'exposition), 1971, Athènes, Galerie Iolas-Zoumboulakis, autre version reproduite

René Magritte, Die acht Skulpturen (catalogue d'exposition), 1972, Zurich, Gimpel and Hanover Galerie, autre version reproduite

A. M. Hammacher, René Magritte, Paris/Londres, 1974, no. 62, autre version reproduite

Secret Affinities: Words and Images by René Magritte (catalogue d'exposition), 1976-77, Houston, Institute for the Arts, Rice University, autre version exposée

Harry Torczyner & Bella Dessard, René Magritte: Signes et Images, Paris, 1977, no. 495, autre version reproduite p. 255

Harry Torczyner, René Magritte: Ideas and Images, New York, 1977, no. 527, autre version reproduite p. 255

José Pierre, Magritte, Paris, 1984, autre version reproduite

Pere Gimferrer, Magritte, New York, 1987, no. 144, autre version reproduite

Magritte (catalogue d'exposition), 1989, Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, autre version reproduite p. 55

Magritte: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture (catalogue d'exposition), 1990, New York, Pace Gallery, no. 18, autre version reproduite

Perspectives-Prospectives (catalogue d'exposition), 1990, Bruxelles, Galerie Isy Brachot, autre version reproduite p. 48

David Sylvester, Magritte: The Silence of the World, New York, 1992, autre version reproduite p. 311

Magritte (catalogue d'exposition), 1992-93, Londres, Hayward Gallery, no. 168, autre version reproduite

David Sylvester, Sarah Whitfield & Michael Raeburn, René Magritte, Catalogue raisonné III: Oil Paintings, Objects and Bronzes 1949-1967, Anvers, 1993, no. 1094, autre version reproduite p. 466

Magritte (catalogue d'exposition), 1996, Montréal, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, no. 35, autre version reproduite p. 121

Magritte (catalogue d'exposition), 2001, Knokke-le-Zoute, Casino Knokke, no. 67, autre version reproduite p. 87

Magritte (catalogue d'exposition), 2003, Paris, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, autre version reproduite p. 210

Il surrealismo di Paul Delvaux tra Magritte e de Chirico (catalogue d'exposition), 2005-06, Turin, Palazzo Bricherasio, no. II.13, autre version reproduite p. 123

Michel Draguet & Virginie Devillez, Magritte, son œuvre, son musée, Bruxelles, 2009, autre version reproduite p. 216

Siegfried Gohr, Magritte: Attempting the Impossible, New York, 2009, no. 424, autre version reproduite p. 309

Traum-Bilder: Ernst, Magritte, Dalí, Picasso, Antes, Nay... Die Wormland-Schenkung (catalogue d'exposition), 2013-14, Munich, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, autre version reproduite fig. 21 p. 86

Lugano, Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana & Helsinki, Amos Rex, Magritte. Life Line, 2018-19, no. 95, illustrated in the catalogue p. 185

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Lugano, Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana & Helsinki, Amos Rex, Magritte. Life Line, 2018-19, no. 95, reproduit dans le catalogue p. 185