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Loasis

Rene Magritte-Loasis-1926

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Artwork:
Loasis
Size:
75 x 65 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1926
Marks
Signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed and inscribed ''L'OASIS MAGRITTE'' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie L'Epoque, Brussels; Galerie Schwarzenberg, Brussels; (Probably) Galerie Le Centaure, Brussels; Edouard Leon Theodore Mesens, Brussels, by whom probably acquired from the previous in 1932; Jean Van Parys, Brussels, by 1954
Exhibition History :
Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Exposition Magritte, April - May 1927, no. 17, n.p. Charleroi, Salle de la Bourse, Musique de chambre [et] l'exposition des quelques toiles de Rene Magritte, January 1929, no. 2; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rene Magritte, May - June 1954, no. 7, p. 22; Charleroi, Salle de la Bourse, XXXeme salon, Cercle Royal Artistique et Litteraire de Charleroi, Retrospective Rene Magritte, March 1956, no. 23; Brussels, Musee d'Ixelles, Magritte, April - May 1959, no. 4, n.p. (with correct dimensions); Knokke, Casino Communal, XVeme festival belge d'ete, L'Oeuvre de Rene Magritte, July - August 1962, no. 18, p. 44 (dated '1927'); Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rene Magritte: het mysterie van de werkelijkheid, August - September 1967, no. 11, p. 54 (illustrated p. 55#dated '1927') this exhibition later travelled to Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Rene Magritte, October - November 1967, no. 7, p. 6 (dated '1927')

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
122
Low Estimate :
$1,958,600[+86%]*
High Estimate :
$2,797,990[+30%]*
Hammer Price :
$3,637,392
Sold For :
$4,377,112*