Le Palais De Rideaux
Artwork: Le Palais De Rideaux
Size: 73 x 54.2 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1928
Marks: Signed 'Magritte' (upper right); inscribed ''LE PALAIS DE RIDEAUX' (II)' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie L'Epoque [Paul Gustave Van Hecke], Brussels, by whom acquired in 1928; E.L.T. Mesens, Brussels, by whom probably acquired from the previous, circa 1932-1933; Harold Diamond, New York, by whom acquired from the previous, circa 1959-1960; Mr & Mrs Kenneth Newberger, Chicago, by whom acquired from the previous, in the early 1960s; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, a gift from the previous in the 1980s; Marianne Holtermann, London, by whom acquired from the previous; Galerie Beyeler, Basel (no. 10865), by whom acquired from the previous, in July 1986; David Tunkl, Los Angeles, by whom acquired from the previous, in April 1988; Chalk and Vermilion Fine Art, Greenwich, Connecticut; Private collection, Greenwich, Connecticut, by 1998; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 23 June 2003, lot 34; Private collection, by whom acquired at the previous sale; sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2008, lot 383; Acquired at the previous sale
Exhibition history: Chicago, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Rene Magritte, March - April 1964, no. 10; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections, December 1984 - January 1985, pp. 63 & 66 (illustrated fig. 3); Yamaguchi, Prefectural Museum of Art, Rene Magritte, April - May 1988, no. 28, pp. 65 & 196 (illustrated p. 65); this exhibition later travelled to Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, May - July 1988; Tokyo, Mitsukoshi Museum of Art, Retrospective Magritte, December 1994 - January 1995, no. 14 (illustrated pp. 80-81); this exhibition later travelled to Hyogo, Museum of Modern Art, January - April 1995; and Fukuoka, City Museum, April - May 1995; Brussels, Muse es royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Rene Magritte, 1898-1967, March - June 1998, no. 71, p. 99 (illustrated); Liverpool, Tate, Rene Magritte: The Pleasure Principle, June - October 2011, p. 32 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Vienna, Albertina, November 2011 - February 2012; New York, Di Donna, Moon Dancers: Yup'ik Masks and the Surrealists, April - June 2018, pp. 106 & 151-152 (illustrated p. 107)

Christie's London

Date: 2019-06-18
Lot Number: 17