RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
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RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)

La belle hérétique

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RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
La belle hérétique
signed 'Magritte' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed '"La belle Hérétique" Magritte 1964' (on the reverse)
gouache on paper
21 1⁄2 x 13 3⁄4 in. (54.6 x 35 cm.)
Executed in 1963-1964
Provenance
Galerie Alexander Iolas, Paris, by whom acquired directly from the artist.
Private collection, France, by whom acquired from the above, circa 1964.
Private collection, France, by whom acquired from the above, in 1986; sale, Sotheby's, London, 21 June 2016, lot 19.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
J. Saucet, ed., La Septie'me Face du de´, vol. I, René Magritte, Milan, 1970, p. 64 (illustrated; with incorrect dimensions).
D. Sylvester, ed., René Magritte, Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Gouaches, Temperas, Watercolours and Papiers Collés, 1918-1967, London, 1994, no. 1545, p. 263 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, Hanover Gallery, René Magritte, May - July 1964, no. 25.
Paris, Galerie Alexander Iolas, Magritte: Le Sens Propre, November - December 1964, no. 31 (illustrated).
Paris, Artcurial, L'Aventure surréaliste autour d'André Breton, May - July 1986, no. 165.
Paris, Artcurial, Le Belvédère Mandiargues: André Pieyre de Mandiargues et l'art du XXe siècle, May - July 1990, no. 70, p. 197 (illustrated p. 70; with inverted dimensions).
New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Surrealism: Two Private Eyes, The Nesuhi Ertegun and Daniel Filipacchi Collections, June - September 1999.
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