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

Études pour La Recherche de l'absolu

RENÉ MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
Études pour La Recherche de l'absolu
inscribed 'la recherche de l'absolu' (lower centre); inscribed again 'la Recherche de l'absolu.' (centre right)
ballpoint pen on paper
7 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (20 x 26.6 cm.)
Harry Torczyner, New York, by whom probably acquired directly from the artist, by 1962.
Private collection, United States, by whom acquired from the above.
H. Torczyner, Magritte, Ideas and Images, Paris & New York, 1977, nos. 177 & 181, p. 267 (illustrated n.p.; with incorrect provenance).
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, The Vision of René Magritte, September - October 1962, no. 73, n.p. (titled 'Five sketches for La Recherche de l'Absolu'; with incorrect medium).
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