Le Sabbat
Artwork: Le Sabbat
Size: 50 x 60.7 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1959
Marks: Signed 'Magritte' (upper right); titled ''LE SABBAT'' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Painted in February 1959
Provenance: Alexander Iolas, New York (acquired from the artist, by March 1959); Patrick O'Higgins, New York (acquired from the previous and until at least 1964); Mayor Gallery, London; Anon. sale, Sotheby & Co., London, 2 December 1970, lot 57; Galleria Medea, Milan; Private collection (acquired from the previous); Galleria La Bussola, Turin (by 1986); Private collection, Italy; Private collection (acquired from the previous); sale, Christie's, London, 18 June 2007, lot 63; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Charleroi, Palais des Beaux-Arts, XXXIIIme Salon du cercle royal artistique et litteraire de Charleroi, March 1959, no. 120 (dated 1958-1959); Brussels, Musee d'Ixelles, Magritte, April-May 1959, no. 102 (dated 1958 and with incorrect dimensions); Paris, Galerie Rive Droite, Rene Magritte, February-March 1960, no. 3; Little Rock, Arkansas Art Center, Magritte, May-June 1964 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-11-11
Lot Number: 6A
Low Estimate: $8000000 [+6%]
High Estimate: $12000000 [-29%]
Hammer Price: $8500000
Sold For: $9922500