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Ciel-Bouteille

Rene Magritte-Ciel-Bouteille-1940

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Artwork:
Ciel-Bouteille
Size:
height: 30 cm
Medium :
Oil on glass bottle
Creation Year:
1940
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Georgette Magritte (the artist's widow; by descent from the artist and until her death in 1986); Sale: Sotheby's, London, The Remaining Contents of the Studio of Rene Magritte, 2nd July 1987, lot 863; Chateau Giscours, Bordeaux (purchased at the previous sale); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Le Surrealisme: sources, histoire, affinites, 1964, possibly no. 196 (titled Ciel bleu and as dating from 1960); Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen & Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Rene Magritte: Het mysterie van de werkelijkheid / Le mystere de la realite, 1967, no. 95 (in Rotterdam); no. 26 (in Stockholm), illustrated in the catalogue (titled Object peint - Bouteille and as dating from 1930)

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2018-02-28
Lot Number :
42
Low Estimate :
$849,930
High Estimate :
$1,133,240
Hammer Price :
Not sold