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Portrait (Autoportrait) (Recto) Femme Au Piano (Georgette Au Piano) (Verso) by RENE MAGRITTE

RENE MAGRITTE

(BELGIAN, 1898 - 1967)

Portrait (Autoportrait) (Recto) Femme Au Piano (Georgette Au Piano) (Verso) , 1921 - 1923

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Materials:

oil on panel

Measurements:

16.97 in. (43.10 cm.) (height) by 13.98 in. (35.50 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed René Magritte and dated 1923 (lower right of recto)

Exhibited:

Antwerp, Feestzaal van het Atheneum, 2de Kongres voor Moderne Kunst te Antwerpen, 1922, no. 26 (verso exhibited)

Literature:

Harry Torczyner & Bella Bessard, René Magritte : Signes et Images, Paris, 1977, illustrated p. 196. Silvano Levy, 'René Magritte and Window Display', Artscribe, no. 28, London, 31 March 1981, illustrated p. 24. David Sylvester (ed.), René Magritte, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I : Oil Paintings 1916-1930, New York, 1992, no. 26, illustrated p. 137 (verso) & no. 46, illustrated p. 148 (recto)

Provenance:

Sale : Galerie de Paris, Brussels, 24 May 1975. Sale : Christie's, London, 30 June 1980, lot 73. Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels & Paris. Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above and sold : Christie's, London, 1 July 1999, lot 628). Acquired at the above sale

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