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Le Monde Poetique Ii

Artwork:
Le Monde Poetique Ii
Size:
65.5 x 54 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1937
Marks
Signed 'Magritte' (lower right)
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in April-May 1937
Provenance :
Edward James, London (acquired from the artist, 1937); Acquavella Gallery, New York (acquired from the previous, December 1979); Daniel Malingue, Paris (acquired from the previous); Private collection, London (acquired from the previous); sale, Christie's, London, 27 June 1995, lot 191; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Worthing Art Gallery and Eastbourne, Towner Art Gallery, Paintings from the Edward James Collection: Dali, Tchelitchew, Chirico, Magritte, October 1963-February 1964, no. 16 (titled Abstract Composition with an Eye by White Pyramids Between Two Orange Curtains on a Buff Surface, a Cracked Sky in the Background); Durham, Durham Surrealist Festival, November-December 1968, no. 1 (titled Composition with Eye, Pyramids, etc.); London, Marlborough Fine Art, Magritte: Retrospective Loan Exhibition, October-November 1973, p. 42, no. 47 (illustrated, p. 95; dated circa 1939); Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, The Edward James Collection: Dali, Magritte and Other Surrealists, August-September 1976, no. 42 (illustrated; dated circa 1939)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-11
Lot Number :
50 A
Low Estimate :
$3,000,000
High Estimate :
$5,000,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold