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Le Groupe Silencieux

Rene Magritte-Le Groupe Silencieux-1926

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Artwork:
Le Groupe Silencieux
Size:
120 x 80 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1926
Marks
Signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed and inscribed ''le groupe silencieux' Rene Magritte' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie L'Epoque [Paul-Gustave van Hecke], Brussels; Galerie Schwarzenberg, Brussels, until circa 1932-1933; Edouard Leon Theodore Mesens, Brussels & London, by whom acquired circa 1932-1933; until 1968; Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, by whom acquired from the previous in 1968; Private collection, Turin, by whom acquired from the previous in 1968; Private collection, Italy; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Exposition Magritte, April - May 1927, no. 9, n.p; Ghent, Socialistische Studiekring, 1935; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rene Magritte, May - June 1954, no. 5, p. 21; Charleroi, Salle de la Bourse, XXXme salon [du] Cercle Royal Artistique et Litteraire de Charleroi, Retrospective Rene Magritte, March 1956, no. 31; Knokke, Casino Communal, XVeme festival belge d'ete, L'Oeuvre de Rene Magritte, July - August 1962, no. 4, p. 43 (illustrated p. 20); Arnhem, Gemeentemuseum, Werkelijkheid en verbeelding: belgische surrealisten, July - September 1964, no. 25, n.p. Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, Magritte: cent cinquante oeuvres, premiere vue mondiale de ses sculptures, January - February 1968, no. 27, n.p; Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Rene Magritte, August - November 2005

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
107
Low Estimate :
$9,093,480[-5%]*
High Estimate :
$13,290,500[-35%]*
Hammer Price :
$8,673,781
Sold For :
$10,085,020*