René Magritte (1898-1967)
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René Magritte (1898-1967)

La main de gloire

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René Magritte (1898-1967)
La main de gloire
signed 'Magritte'(lower right); titled and dated 'La Main de gloire 1943'(on the reverse)
oil on canvas
19¾ x 25½in. (50.2 x 64.8cm.)
Painted in 1943
Provenance
Galerie Jean Trussart, Brussels.
François and Eveline Deknop, Brussels, by whom acquired directly from the above in May 1957.
Margaret Krebs, Brussels, by whom acquired directly from the above.
Gino Lizzola, Milan.
Anon. sale, Christie's london, 4 April 1978, lot 39.
Literature
Letter from rené Magritte to Marcel Mariën, November 1943, Destination, no. 61.
Paul Nougé, René Magritte ou Les Images Défendues, Brussels, 1943, illustrated p.59.
David Sylvester, ed., René Magritte: Catalogue Raisonné, Oil Paintings and Objects, 1931-1948, vol. 2, London, 1993, no. 530, (illustrated p. 316).
Exhibited
Brussels, Galerie Lou Cosyn, Magritte, 1943.
Brussels, Galerie Dietrich, René Magritte, 1944.
Verviers, Société Royale des Beaux-Arts, René Magritte, 1947, no. 10.
Liège, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Exposition Magritte, 1960, no. 33.
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