29 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,125
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Rene Magritte (1898-1967)
Les Deux Mystéres, from Aube à l'Antipode (Kaplan & Baum 12)
etching, 1966, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 49/77 (there were also 15 collaborators proofs and a small number of artist's proofs), published by Editions du Soleil Noir, Paris, with margins, light- and mount-staining, pressure marks in the margins away from the image, otherwise in good condition, framed
P. 180 x 130 mm., S. 305 x 245 mm.
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