La Goutte Deau
Artwork: La Goutte Deau
Size: 35 x 26.8 cm
Medium: Gouache over pencil on paper
Creation year: 1958
Marks: Signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed again and titled ''LA GOUTTE D'EAU' Magritte' (on the reverse)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Painted circa 1958
Provenance: International Galleries, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Mayer, Chicago (acquired from the previous, 11 October 1960); sale, Christie's, New York, 15 November 1989, lot 67; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, In the Mind's Eye: Dada and Surrealism, December 1984-January 1985, p. 169 (illustrated; dated 1948); New York, Fashion Institute of Technology Galleries, Fashion and Surrealism, October 1987-January 1988; New York, The Pace Gallery, ReneMagritte: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, May-June 1990, no. 8 (illustrated in color; dated 1948)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 37A
Low Estimate: $1000000 [-4%]
High Estimate: $1500000 [-36%]
Hammer Price: $958333
Sold For: $1165000