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René Magritte

Le palais de la courtisane

Property from the former Joë Bousquet Collection | Provenant de l'ancienne Collection Joë Bousquet

René Magritte

René Magritte

Le palais de la courtisane

Le palais de la courtisane

Property from the former Joë Bousquet Collection

René Magritte

1898 - 1967

Le palais de la courtisane


signed magritte (lower left); titled "LE PALAIS D'UNE COURTISANE" and inscribed (20P) (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

72,2 x 53,4 cm; 28⅜ x 21 in.

Painted in 1929-30.

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Provenant de l'ancienne Collection Joë Bousquet

René Magritte

1898 - 1967

Le palais de la courtisane


signé magritte (en bas à gauche); titré "LE PALAIS D'UNE COURTISANE" et inscrit(20P) (au dos)

huile sur toile

72,2 x 53,4 cm; 28⅜ x 21 in.

Peint en 1929-30.

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Camille Goemans, Brussels (probably)

Joë Bousquet, Carcassonne (acquired from the above in 1929-30)

Private collection, France (by descent from the above)

Thence by descent to the present owners

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Camille Goemans, Bruxelles (probablement)

Joë Bousquet, Carcassonne (acquis auprès du précédent en 1929-30)

Collection particulière, France (par descendance du précédent)

Puis par descendance aux propriétaires actuels

Letter from Bousquet to Magritte, July 28, 1946, in Lettres mêlées (1920-66), Brussels, 1979, p. 51

David Sylvester & Sarah Whitfield, René Magritte, Catalogue raisonné I : Oil Paintings, 1916-1930, Antwerp, 1992, no. 323, illustrated p. 345

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Lettre de Bousquet à Magritte, 28 juillet 1946, in Lettres mêlées (1920-66), Bruxelles, 1979, p. 51

David Sylvester & Sarah Whitfield, René Magritte, Catalogue raisonné I : Oil Paintings, 1916-1930, Anvers, 1992, no. 323, reproduit p. 345

Toulouse, March 1946

Paris, Galerie André-François Petit, December 1965, illustrated in the catalogue

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Toulouse, mars 1946

Paris, Galerie André-François Petit, décembre 1965, reproduit dans le catalogue