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

Le grand style

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René Magritte (1898-1967)
Le grand style
signed 'Magritte' (lower right); titled and dated '"Le grand style" 1952' (on the reverse)
gouache on paper
7 5/8 x 5 5/8 in. (19.4 x 14.4 cm.)
Executed in 1952
Provenance
Conte Rasponi, Florence and Milan, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
Letter from René Magritte to Gasparo del Corso, 6 November 1952.
Letter from René Magritte to Gasparo del Corso, 11 December 1952.
D. Sylvester (ed.), René Magritte, Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Gouaches, Temperas, Watercolours and Papiers Collés 1918-1967, London, 1994, no. 1347 (illustrated p. 151).
Exhibited
Rome, Galleria dell'Obelisco, Magritte, January - February 1953, no. 13.
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Sold with a photocertificate by the Comité Magritte.

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