This etching and aquatint is stamped signed “Magritte” with the artist's stamp-signature in the lower right margin.
It is hand numbered in pencil "72/150" in the lower left margin.
The paper bears the 'Atelier René Magritte' dry stamp in the lower right corner of the paper.
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With his highly cerebral Surrealist imagery, René Magritte breathed new life into seemingly conventional subject matter. He often painted everyday objects out of context, in juxtapositions forcing the viewer to reconsider things normally taken for granted. In his iconic trompe l’oeil work The Treachery of Images (1928-29), for example, Magritte painted a hyperrealistic pipe and wrote, just beneath it, “this is not a pipe”—a caution not to trust our eyes and reminder that the art object, no matter how convincing, is not the real thing. Magritte’s highly figurative style of Surrealism is often discussed along the work of Salvador Dalí and Giorgio de Chirico, and his persistent interrogation of objects has both influenced and paved the way for seminal artistic movements, from Conceptualism to Pop art.

High auction record
$26.8m, Sotheby's, 2018
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Videogames: Design/Play/DisruptVictoria and Albert Museum (V&A)
2016
René Magritte: La trahison des imagesCentre Pompidou
2014
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926 - 1938Art Institute of Chicago
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The Music Lesson or The Sound of the Bell | La Leçon de Musique or Son de Cloche, 1968

Stamped Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on BFK RivesWove Paper
10 9/10 × 8 7/10 in
27.8 × 22 cm
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$7,000
Location
London
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This etching and aquatint is stamped signed “Magritte” with the artist's stamp-signature in the …

Medium
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of small prints by René Magritte
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$1,260+
This work
$0
$1,305+

With his highly cerebral Surrealist imagery, René Magritte breathed new life into seemingly conventional subject matter. He often painted everyday objects out of context, in juxtapositions forcing the viewer to reconsider things normally taken for granted. In his iconic trompe l’oeil work The Treachery of Images (1928-29), for example, Magritte painted a hyperrealistic pipe and wrote, just beneath it, “this is not a pipe”—a caution not to trust our eyes and reminder that the art object, no matter how convincing, is not the real thing. Magritte’s highly figurative style of Surrealism is often discussed along the work of Salvador Dalí and Giorgio de Chirico, and his persistent interrogation of objects has both influenced and paved the way for seminal artistic movements, from Conceptualism to Pop art.

High auction record
$26.8m, Sotheby's, 2018
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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Other works from Gilden's Art Gallery
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