RENE MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
RENE MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
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RENE MAGRITTE (1898-1967)

Le promenoir des amants

RENE MAGRITTE (1898-1967)
Le promenoir des amants
signed 'Magritte' (upper right)
oil on canvas
93 x 74.3 cm. (36 5/8 x 29 1/4 in.)
Painted in 1929-1930
E.L.T. Mesens, Brussels, by whom acquired in June 1930.
Charley Toorop, Amsterdam, by whom acquired from the above in the early 1930s.
E. Van Damme-Claessens, Knokke.
Acquired from the above, circa 1965 and by descent; sale, Christie's London, 6 Feburary 2007, lot 121
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Letter from René Magritte to E.L.T Mesens, 10 June 1930, in Lettres mêlées, p. 29.
D. Sylvester, ed., S. Whitfield & M. Raeburn, René Magritte, Catalogue Raisonné, Oil paintings, 1916-1930, London, 1992, vol. I, no. 324, p.346 (illustrated).
Brussels, Salle Giso, E.L.T. Mesens & E. van Tonderen présentent seize tableaux de René Magritte, February 1931, no. 10.
Tokyo, National Art Center, René Magritte: The Search for the Absolute, March – June 2015, no. 33, p. 194 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, Municipal Museum of Art, July – October 2015.
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