The Mo Ostin Collection Evening Auction

The Mo Ostin Collection Evening Auction

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René Magritte

Le Domaine d’Arnheim

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May 16, 10:59 PM GMT


15,000,000 - 25,000,000 USD

Lot Details


René Magritte

1898 - 1967

Le Domaine d’Arnheim

signed (lower left); signed again, titled "Domaine d’Arnheim" and dated 1949 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

39 ¼ by 32 in. 99.7 by 81.3 cm.

Executed in 1949.



1898 – 1967年


款識︰藝術家簽名(左下);再次簽名、書題目 Domaine d’Arnheim 並紀年 1949(背面)


39 ¼ x 32 英寸;99.7 x 81.3 公分


Alexander Iolas, New York (acquired from the artist in 1949)
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Young, Philadelphia (acquired from the above and until at least 1969) 
Gerrit L. Lansing, New York
David Geffen, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1977)
Acquired from the above in 1990 by the present owner
Letter from Iolas to Magritte, 12 December 1949
"Les Promenades d'Euclide by Magritte," The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Bulletin, vol. LVII, Minneapolis, 1968, fig. 4, pp. 33-34, illustrated
Suzi Gablik, Magritte, Greenwich, 1970, n.p., illustrated in color
Suzi Gablik, Magritte, London, 1985, n.p., illustrated in color
David Sylvester, Magritte: The Silence of the World, New York, 1992, p. 300, illustrated in color
Renee Riese Hubert, “The other worldly landscapes of E.A. Poe and René Magritte,” Substance, Madison, 1978, pp. 69-77
Sarah Whitfield and Michael Raeburn; David Sylvester, ed., Rene Magritte: Catalogue Raisonné, vol. III, London, 1993, no. 707, p. 143, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images, 2006-07, p. 97, illustrated in color
Hague, Gemeentemuseum, Facetten van hedendaagse schilderkunst: België, Luxemburg, Nederland, 1949, no. 69
New York, Hugo Gallery, Magritte, 1951 no. 4
London, Tate Gallery, Magritte, 1969, no. 68, illustrated in color
Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, René Magritte, 1969, no. 49
Zurich, Kunsthaus, René Magritte, 1969, no. 49, illustrated in color
London, The Hayward Gallery; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Houston, The Menil Collection and The Art Institute of Chicago, Magritte, 1992-93, (exhibited in New York; not included in the catalogue)