Gouache, watercolor, sheet music collage, charcoal and pencil on paper
Signed 'Magritte' (lower left); signed again, dated and titled 'Magritte 1961 'L'amour de la nature'' (on the reverse)
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).