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Les Signes Du Soir

Rene Magritte-Les Signes Du Soir-1926

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Artwork:
Les Signes Du Soir
Size:
75 x 64.7 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1926
Marks
Signed 'Magritte' (lower left); signed and inscribed 'Magritte 'Les signes du soir' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie l'Epoque, Brussels; Edouard Leon Theodore Mesens, Brussels, by whom acquired from the previous on 22 February 1929; Claude Spaak, Brussels & Paris, a gift from the previous, by 1933 until at least 1977; Galerie Brusberg, Hannover; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1978
Exhibition History :
Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Exposition Magritte, April - May 1927, no. 13, n.p; Brussels, Galerie Georges Giroux, Exposition de quelques artistes wallons, March - April 1931, no. 84, n.p; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Guiette, Magritte, Picard, December 1931 - January 1932, no. 26, n.p; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rene Magritte, May - June 1933, no. 7, n.p; New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Exhibition Surrealist, Rene Magritte, January 1936, no. 12, n.p.; Paris, Galerie Beaux-Arts, Exposition Internationale du Surrealisme, January - February 1938, no. 104; Knokke, Casino Communal, Veme Festival Belge d'Ete, Expositions Rene Magritte, Paul Delvaux, August; 1952, no. 2, n.p; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, dertien belgische schilders, October - November 1952, no. 62, n.p. (titled 'de tekens van den avond'); Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rene Magritte, May - June 1954, no. 2, p. 21 (illustrated); Venice, XXVIIeme Biennale de Venise, Le fantastique dans l'art Belge, de Bosch a Magritte, June 1954, p. 62, n.p; Bordeaux, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bosch, Goya et le fantastique, May - July 1957, no. 313, p. 111; Knokke, Casino Communal, XVeme Festival Belge d'Ete, L'oeuvre de Rene Magritte, July - August 1962, no. 9, p. 43 (illustrated n.p.); London, Tate Gallery, Magritte, February - April 1969, no. 1 (illustrated p. 46); this exhibition later travelled to Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Rene Magritte, May - June 1969, no. 4, p. 71 (illustrated p. 84) and Zurich, Kunsthaus, June - July 1969; Bourges, Maison de la Culture, Magritte, delvaux, gnoli, le choix d'un amateur, June - October 1972, no. 1 (illustrated n.p.); Paris, Galerie Arts/Contacts, La Collection Claude Spaak, October - November 1972, no. 1, n.p. (illustrated n.p.); London, Marlborough Fine Art, Magritte: Retrospective Loan Exhibition, October - November 1973, no. 3, p. 34 (illustrated p. 53); New York, The New York Cultural Centre, Painters of the Mind's Eye: Belgian Symbolists and Surrealists, January - March 1974, no. 91, p. 120 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, April - May 1974; Bordeaux, Centre d'Arts Plastiques Contemporains de Bordeaux, Magritte, May - July 1977, p. 9; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Retrospective Magritte, October - December 1978, no. 20, n.p. (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, January - April 1979

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
118
Low Estimate :
$2,098,500[-0%]*
High Estimate :
$3,497,490[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,098,496
Sold For :
$2,530,436*