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Lamour De La Nature

Rene Magritte-Lamour De La Nature-1961

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Lamour De La Nature
Size:
43.7 x 36.3 cm
Medium :
Gouache, watercolor, sheet music collage, charcoal and pencil on paper
Creation Year:
1961
Marks
Signed 'Magritte' (lower left); signed again, dated and titled 'Magritte 1961 'L'amour de la nature'' (on the reverse)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York; Dominique and John de Menil, Houston (acquired from the previous); Louise Ferrari, Houston (gift from the previous, by 1964); Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Inc., New York; Acquired from the previous by the late owner, February 2000
Exhibition History :
New York, Alexandre Iolas Gallery, Rene Magritte: Paintings, Gouaches and Collages, 1960-1961-1962, April-May 1962, no. 22; Houston, University of St. Thomas, Fine Arts Gallery and Little Rock, Arkansas Art Center, Out of this World, March-June 1964, no. 68 (illustrated).

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-05-16
Lot Number :
144
Low Estimate :
$1,000,000[+130%]*
High Estimate :
$1,500,000[+53%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,300,000
Sold For :
$2,772,500*