René Magritte

Belgian, 1898–1967

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René Magritte

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Belgian, 1898–1967

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$685,500
La Naissance des fleurs, 1929
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Painting
Oil on canvas
35.5 x 25.7 cm
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Realized Price
$685,500
Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from the Distinguished Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Swergold  Signed Magritte and titled (lower right) Oil on canvas 10⅛ by 14 in. 25.7 by 35.5 cm Painted in 1929.
La Naissance des fleurs, 1929
Oil on canvas
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
$685,500
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Painting
35.5 x 25.7 cm
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Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$685,500
Description
Property from the Distinguished Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Swergold  Signed Magritte and titled (lower right) Oil on canvas 10⅛ by 14 in. 25.7 by 35.5 cm Painted in 1929.
€302,400
La Couseuse, 1922
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Painting
oil on panel
74.6 x 66.8 cm
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€302,400
Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Private Belgian Collection signé Magritte et incorrectement daté 1924 (ultérieurement, sur une étiquette endommagée au dos) huile sur panneau 66,8 x 74,6 cm; 26¼ x 29⅜ in. Peint en 1922.
La Couseuse, 1922
oil on panel
Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
€302,400
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Painting
74.6 x 66.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€302,400
Description
Property from a Private Belgian Collection signé Magritte et incorrectement daté 1924 (ultérieurement, sur une étiquette endommagée au dos) huile sur panneau 66,8 x 74,6 cm; 26¼ x 29⅜ in. Peint en 1922.
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Original pen-and-ink drawing of La Belle lurette, signed "Magritte", being his design for the covers of Rhétorique no. 13, with various autograph notes specifying the paper stock to be used and the colours for printing, small strip of white paper with autograph changes to layout taped to drawing, on a reused sheet of brown paper, the verso with typed words 'Les lois du couple' (the title of Henri Ronse's prose piece with the magazine), a few surface abrasions, tear with small paper loss in lower margin (not affecting image), sheet 203 x 253mm., [Brussels, c. –66]; together with an autograph letter signed ("René Magritte") to André de Rache, 1 page on his rue des Mimosas letterhead, 228 x 140mm., Brussels, 29 March 1966, and a copy of issue 13 of Rhétorique, February 1966 (3), 1965
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Work on Paper
Original pen-and-ink drawing
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Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
Description
Original pen-and-ink drawing of La Belle lurette, signed "Magritte", being his design for the covers of Rhétorique no. 13, with various autograph notes specifying the paper stock to be used and the colours for printing, small strip of white paper with autograph changes to layout taped to drawing, on a reused sheet of brown paper, the verso with typed words 'Les lois du couple' (the title of Henri Ronse's prose piece with the magazine), a few surface abrasions, tear with small paper loss in lower margin (not affecting image), sheet 203 x 253mm., [Brussels, c. 1965–66]; together with an autograph letter signed ("René Magritte") to André de Rache, 1 page on his rue des Mimosas letterhead, 228 x 140mm., Brussels, 29 March 1966, and a copy of issue 13 of Rhétorique, February 1966 (3)
Original pen-and-ink drawing of La Belle lurette, signed "Magritte", being his design for the covers of Rhétorique no. 13, with various autograph notes specifying the paper stock to be used and the colours for printing, small strip of white paper with autograph changes to layout taped to drawing, on a reused sheet of brown paper, the verso with typed words 'Les lois du couple' (the title of Henri Ronse's prose piece with the magazine), a few surface abrasions, tear with small paper loss in lower margin (not affecting image), sheet 203 x 253mm., [Brussels, c. –66]; together with an autograph letter signed ("René Magritte") to André de Rache, 1 page on his rue des Mimosas letterhead, 228 x 140mm., Brussels, 29 March 1966, and a copy of issue 13 of Rhétorique, February 1966 (3), 1965
Original pen-and-ink drawing
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
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Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
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Description
Original pen-and-ink drawing of La Belle lurette, signed "Magritte", being his design for the covers of Rhétorique no. 13, with various autograph notes specifying the paper stock to be used and the colours for printing, small strip of white paper with autograph changes to layout taped to drawing, on a reused sheet of brown paper, the verso with typed words 'Les lois du couple' (the title of Henri Ronse's prose piece with the magazine), a few surface abrasions, tear with small paper loss in lower margin (not affecting image), sheet 203 x 253mm., [Brussels, c. 1965–66]; together with an autograph letter signed ("René Magritte") to André de Rache, 1 page on his rue des Mimosas letterhead, 228 x 140mm., Brussels, 29 March 1966, and a copy of issue 13 of Rhétorique, February 1966 (3)
£131,500
La chambre d'Ecoute
Sold on Mar 25, 2021
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Work on Paper
pen and black ink on paper
20.8 x 15.5 cm
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£131,500
Auction Sale
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
Description
signed 'Magritte' (lower right) pen and black ink on paper 15.5 x 20.8cm (6 1/8 x 8 3/16in).
La chambre d'Ecoute
pen and black ink on paper
Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
£131,500
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20.8 x 15.5 cm
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Mar 25, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
£131,500
Description
signed 'Magritte' (lower right) pen and black ink on paper 15.5 x 20.8cm (6 1/8 x 8 3/16in).
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La grande marée, 1946
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
59.4 x 41.0 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (lower left); signed again, dated and titled '"La Grande Marée" Magritte 1946' (on the reverse) gouache on paper 16 1/8 x 23 3/8 in. (41 x 59.4 cm.) Executed in 1946
La grande marée, 1946
gouache on paper
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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Work on Paper
59.4 x 41.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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Price not available
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (lower left); signed again, dated and titled '"La Grande Marée" Magritte 1946' (on the reverse) gouache on paper 16 1/8 x 23 3/8 in. (41 x 59.4 cm.) Executed in 1946
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La tapisserie de Pénélope, 1943
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
55.88 x 39.37 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (lower right) gouache on paper 15 ½ x 22 7/8 in. (39.5 x 58.2 cm.) Executed circa 1943
La tapisserie de Pénélope, 1943
gouache on paper
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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Work on Paper
55.88 x 39.37 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (lower right) gouache on paper 15 ½ x 22 7/8 in. (39.5 x 58.2 cm.) Executed circa 1943
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Le mois des vendanges, 1959
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
160.02 x 130.18 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (upper left); signed again, titled and dated 'LE MOIS DES VENDANGES Magritte 1959' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 51 ¼ x 63 in. (127.6 x 160 cm.) Painted in 1959
Le mois des vendanges, 1959
oil on canvas
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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160.02 x 130.18 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (upper left); signed again, titled and dated 'LE MOIS DES VENDANGES Magritte 1959' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 51 ¼ x 63 in. (127.6 x 160 cm.) Painted in 1959
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Les jeunes amours, 1963
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
41.28 x 33.02 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (upper right); signed again and titled '"LES JEUNES AMOURS" Magritte' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 13 x 16 ¼ in. (33 x 41.4 cm.) Painted in 1963
Les jeunes amours, 1963
oil on canvas
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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Painting
41.28 x 33.02 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (upper right); signed again and titled '"LES JEUNES AMOURS" Magritte' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 13 x 16 ¼ in. (33 x 41.4 cm.) Painted in 1963
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La découverte du feu, 1936
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Painting
oil on panel
15.24 x 22.23 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed ‘Magritte’ (lower right); signed again and titled ‘”La découverte du feu” Magritte’ (on the reverse) oil on panel 8 ¾ x 6 3/8 in. (22.2 x 16.1 cm.) Painted in 1936
La découverte du feu, 1936
oil on panel
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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Painting
15.24 x 22.23 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
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RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed ‘Magritte’ (lower right); signed again and titled ‘”La découverte du feu” Magritte’ (on the reverse) oil on panel 8 ¾ x 6 3/8 in. (22.2 x 16.1 cm.) Painted in 1936
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Le monde poétique, 1947
Sold on Mar 23, 2021
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Painting
oil on canvas
58.42 x 50.17 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (lower right); inscribed and dated '"LE MONDE POÉTIQUE" (1947)' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 19 ¾ x 23 ¾ in. (50.3 x 60.4 cm.) Painted in 1947
Le monde poétique, 1947
oil on canvas
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
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Painting
58.42 x 50.17 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 23, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967) signed 'Magritte' (lower right); inscribed and dated '"LE MONDE POÉTIQUE" (1947)' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 19 ¾ x 23 ¾ in. (50.3 x 60.4 cm.) Painted in 1947
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