Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrEmail this to someone
back to Auction Results

Locean

Rene Magritte-Locean-1943

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Locean
Size:
50.5 x 65.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1943
Marks
Signed 'Magritte' (lower right); dated and inscribed ''L'OCEAN' 1943' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Lou Cosyn, Brussels; Brook Street Gallery, London; Malcolm & Robin McCorquodale, London, by whom acquired from the previous in 1978; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 6 May 2015, lot 383; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Brussels, Galerie Dietrich, Rene Magritte, 1944; Brussels, Galerie des Editions La Boetie, Surrealisme, 1946, no. 71; Verviers, Societe Royale des Beaux-Arts de Verviers, Rene Magritte, January - February 1947, no. 9; London, Grosvenor Gallery, Magritte, September - October 1961, no. 27; Turin, Galleria Galatea, Magritte, May - June 1962, no. 20; Milan, Galleria Falanga, Magritte, 1962, no. 19; London, Hayward Gallery, Dada and Surrealism Reviewed, January - March 1978, no. 16 R/S 13; Brussels, Palais des beaux-arts, Retrospective Magritte, October - December 1978, no. 129 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou; London, Hayward Gallery, Magritte, May - August 1992, no. 87; this exhibition later travelled to New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Houston, Menil Collection; and Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-06-21
Lot Number :
354
Low Estimate :
$333,690[-20%]*
High Estimate :
$467,166[-43%]*
Hammer Price :
$266,952
Sold For :
$332,021*