René Magritte

Belgian, 1898–1967

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René Magritte

Belgian, 1898–1967

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$100,000
Lettres persanes (Un peu de l'âme des bandits), 1898-1967
Sold on Nov 12, 2019
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Work on Paper
black ball-point pen on paper
20.6 x 13.6 cm
Realized Price
$100,000
Auction Sale
Nov 12, 2019
Christie's
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Lettres persanes (Un peu de l'âme des bandits) I) signed 'Mag' (center right) and numbered 'I' (upper center) II) signed 'Magritte' (lower center; _recto_) and numbered 'II' (upper center; _recto_); signed again, dated, inscribed and dedicated 'René Magritte 1960 'Lettres persanes' l'idée et sa genèse, à Harry Torczyner' (_verso_) III) signed 'Mag' (lower right) and numbered 'III' (upper center) IV) signed 'Mag' (lower right; _recto_) and numbered 'IV' (upper right) V) signed 'Mag' (lower right) and numbered 'V' (upper right) VI) signed 'Mag' (lower center) and numbered 'VI' (upper right) VII) signed with initials 'RM' (upper left; _recto_) and numbered 'VII' (upper right; _recto_); numbered 'VIIa' (_verso_) black ball-point pen on paper Each: 8 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (20.6 x 13.6 cm.) Drawn in 1960 7
Lettres persanes (Un peu de l'âme des bandits), 1898-1967
black ball-point pen on paper
Nov 12, 2019
Christie's
$100,000
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Work on Paper
20.6 x 13.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 12, 2019
Christie's
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$100,000
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Lettres persanes (Un peu de l'âme des bandits) I) signed 'Mag' (center right) and numbered 'I' (upper center) II) signed 'Magritte' (lower center; _recto_) and numbered 'II' (upper center; _recto_); signed again, dated, inscribed and dedicated 'René Magritte 1960 'Lettres persanes' l'idée et sa genèse, à Harry Torczyner' (_verso_) III) signed 'Mag' (lower right) and numbered 'III' (upper center) IV) signed 'Mag' (lower right; _recto_) and numbered 'IV' (upper right) V) signed 'Mag' (lower right) and numbered 'V' (upper right) VI) signed 'Mag' (lower center) and numbered 'VI' (upper right) VII) signed with initials 'RM' (upper left; _recto_) and numbered 'VII' (upper right; _recto_); numbered 'VIIa' (_verso_) black ball-point pen on paper Each: 8 1/8 x 5 3/8 in. (20.6 x 13.6 cm.) Drawn in 1960 7
$9,922,500
Le Sabbat, 1898-1967
Sold on Nov 11, 2019
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oil on canvas
50 x 60.7 cm
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$9,922,500
Auction Sale
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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René Magritte (1898-1967) Le Sabbat signed 'Magritte' (upper right); titled '"LE SABBAT"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 19 ¾ x 23 7/8 in. (50 x 60.7 cm.) Painted in February 1959
Le Sabbat, 1898-1967
oil on canvas
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
$9,922,500
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50 x 60.7 cm
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Nov 11, 2019
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$9,922,500
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René Magritte (1898-1967) Le Sabbat signed 'Magritte' (upper right); titled '"LE SABBAT"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 19 ¾ x 23 7/8 in. (50 x 60.7 cm.) Painted in February 1959
$1,165,000
La goutte d'eau, 1898-1967
Sold on Nov 11, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache over pencil on paper
35 x 26.8 cm
Realized Price
$1,165,000
Auction Sale
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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René Magritte (1898-1967) La goutte d'eau signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed again and titled '"LA GOUTTE D'EAU" Magritte' (on the reverse) gouache over pencil on paper 13 ¾ x 10 ½ in. (35 x 26.8 cm.) Painted _circa _1958
La goutte d'eau, 1898-1967
gouache over pencil on paper
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
$1,165,000
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35 x 26.8 cm
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Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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$1,165,000
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René Magritte (1898-1967) La goutte d'eau signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed again and titled '"LA GOUTTE D'EAU" Magritte' (on the reverse) gouache over pencil on paper 13 ¾ x 10 ½ in. (35 x 26.8 cm.) Painted _circa _1958
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Stimulation objective, 1898-1967
Sold on Nov 11, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper laid down on board
36.4 x 45.8 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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René Magritte (1898-1967) Stimulation objective signed 'Magritte' (lower right) gouache on paper laid down on board 14 3/8 x 18 in. (36.4 x 45.8 cm.) Painted _circa _1938-1939
Stimulation objective, 1898-1967
gouache on paper laid down on board
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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36.4 x 45.8 cm
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Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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René Magritte (1898-1967) Stimulation objective signed 'Magritte' (lower right) gouache on paper laid down on board 14 3/8 x 18 in. (36.4 x 45.8 cm.) Painted _circa _1938-1939
$19,570,000
Le seize septembre, 1898-1967
Sold on Nov 11, 2019
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oil on canvas
162 x 130.2 cm
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$19,570,000
Auction Sale
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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René Magritte (1898-1967) Le seize septembre signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed again, dated and titled 'MAGRITTE "LE SEIZE SEPTEMBRE" 1957' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 63 ¾ x 51 ½ in. (162 x 130.2 cm.) Painted in 1957
Le seize septembre, 1898-1967
oil on canvas
Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
$19,570,000
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162 x 130.2 cm
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Nov 11, 2019
Christie's
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$19,570,000
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Le seize septembre signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed again, dated and titled 'MAGRITTE "LE SEIZE SEPTEMBRE" 1957' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 63 ¾ x 51 ½ in. (162 x 130.2 cm.) Painted in 1957
€670,000
Le Prisonnier, 1898-1967
Sold on Oct 17, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
54.3 x 73 cm
Realized Price
€670,000
Auction Sale
Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Le Prisonnier signé 'Magritte' (en haut à gauche); titré '"LE PRISONNIER' (au revers) huile sur toile 54.3 x 73 cm. Peint en 1928 signed 'Magritte' (upper left); titled '"LE PRISONNIER' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 21 3/8 x 28 ¾ in. Painted in 1928
Le Prisonnier, 1898-1967
oil on canvas
Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
€670,000
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54.3 x 73 cm
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Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
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€670,000
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René Magritte (1898-1967) Le Prisonnier signé 'Magritte' (en haut à gauche); titré '"LE PRISONNIER' (au revers) huile sur toile 54.3 x 73 cm. Peint en 1928 signed 'Magritte' (upper left); titled '"LE PRISONNIER' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 21 3/8 x 28 ¾ in. Painted in 1928
€2,290,000
Paysage avec un homme à cheval (L'Empire des lumières), 1898-1967
Sold on Oct 17, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
45 x 50.3 cm
Realized Price
€2,290,000
Auction Sale
Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
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René Magritte (1898-1967) Paysage avec un homme à cheval (L'Empire des lumières) huile sur toile 45 x 50.3 cm. Peint en 1967 oil on canvas 17 ¾ x 19 7/8 in. Painted in 1967
Paysage avec un homme à cheval (L'Empire des lumières), 1898-1967
oil on canvas
Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
€2,290,000
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45 x 50.3 cm
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Oct 17, 2019
Christie's
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€2,290,000
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Paysage avec un homme à cheval (L'Empire des lumières) huile sur toile 45 x 50.3 cm. Peint en 1967 oil on canvas 17 ¾ x 19 7/8 in. Painted in 1967
£419,250
Le retour au pays natal, 1898-1967
Sold on Jun 20, 2019
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
15 x 19.5 cm
Realized Price
£419,250
Auction Sale
Jun 20, 2019
Christie's
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Le retour au pays natal signed 'Magritte' (lower left) gouache on paper 5 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (15 x 19.5 cm.) Executed in 1959
Le retour au pays natal, 1898-1967
gouache on paper
Jun 20, 2019
Christie's
£419,250
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15 x 19.5 cm
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Jun 20, 2019
Christie's
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£419,250
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Le retour au pays natal signed 'Magritte' (lower left) gouache on paper 5 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (15 x 19.5 cm.) Executed in 1959
Price not available
Ballon volant
Sold on Jun 19, 2019
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Work on Paper
ballpoint pen on paper
13.5 x 20.4 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
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Ballon volant
ballpoint pen on paper
Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
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13.5 x 20.4 cm
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Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
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£6,250
Esquises pour 'Les Nécessités de la vie et les Conséquences des rêves précédés d'Exemples' (recto); Croquis (verso), 1898-1967
Sold on Jun 19, 2019
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Work on Paper
pencil on paper
26.7 x 20.8 cm
Realized Price
£6,250
Auction Sale
Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Esquises pour 'Les Nécessités de la vie et les Conséquences des rêves précédés d'Exemples' (recto); Croquis (verso) numbered '24' (on the reverse) pencil on paper 10 ½ x 8 1/8 in. (26.7 x 20.8 cm.)
Esquises pour 'Les Nécessités de la vie et les Conséquences des rêves précédés d'Exemples' (recto); Croquis (verso), 1898-1967
pencil on paper
Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
£6,250
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Work on Paper
26.7 x 20.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 19, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
£6,250
Description
René Magritte (1898-1967) Esquises pour 'Les Nécessités de la vie et les Conséquences des rêves précédés d'Exemples' (recto); Croquis (verso) numbered '24' (on the reverse) pencil on paper 10 ½ x 8 1/8 in. (26.7 x 20.8 cm.)
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