Projet Pour Les Necessites De La Vie (Recto Verso)
Artwork: Projet Pour Les Necessites De La Vie (Recto Verso)
Size: 17.3 x 17.4 cm
Medium: Pen on paper
Creation year: 1940
Marks: Signed magritte (lower right), inscribed Projet pour la necessite de la vie et (upper left) and inscribed La consequence des reves (lower left) - recto; Signed mag and inscribed Paul Eluard : dignes de vivre 'Pouvoir tout dire' (towards lower centre) - verso
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed in the late 1940s
Provenance: Sale: Christie's, London, December 7, 1998, lot 160; Acquired at the previous sale by Dr. Arthur Brandt
Exhibition history: Boone, Turchin Center for the Arts, The Omnipotent Dream: Man Ray, confluences and influences, 2003, no. 40, illustrated in the catalogue p. 30 and listed p. 35; Ithaca, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, A Private Eye: Dada, Surrealism and more from the Brandt Collection, 2006, illustrated p. 74

Sotheby's Paris

Date: 2018-03-24
Lot Number: 301