P.-G. Van Hecke, 'René Magritte, peintre de la pensée abstraite', in Sélection, March 1927, p. 453 (illustrated).
P. Waldberg, René Magritte, Brussels, 1965, p. 341 (illustrated p. 80).
P. Roberts-Jones, 'Les poèmes visibles de René Magritte', in Bulletin des Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, no. 1 & 2, Brussels, 1968, no. 19, p. 76 (illustrated).
J. Vovelle, Le Surréalisme en Belgique, Brussels, 1972 no. 189, p. 158 (illustrated).
H. Torczyner, Magritte: Ideas and Images, New York, 1977, no. 135, p. 267 (illustrated p. 93).
R. Calvocoressi, Magritte, Oxford, 1984, no. 5, n.p. & p. 29 (illustrated n.p.).
D. Sylvester, ed., René Magritte, Catalogue raisonné, vol. I, Oil Paintings, 1916-1930, London, 1992, no. 100, p. 182 (illustrated).
S. Levy, Decoding Magritte, Bristol, 2015, p. 59 (illustrated p. 58).
Brussels, Galerie Le Centaure, Exposition Magritte, April - May 1927, no. 13, n.p.
Brussels, Galerie Georges Giroux, Exposition de quelques artistes wallons, March - April 1931, no. 84, n.p.
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Guiette, Magritte, Picard, December 1931 - January 1932, no. 26, n.p.
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, René Magritte, May - June 1933, no. 7, n.p.
New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Exhibition Surrealist, Rene Magritte, January 1936, no. 12, n.p..
Paris, Galerie Beaux-Arts, Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme, January - February 1938, no. 104.
Knokke, Casino Communal, Veme Festival Belge d'Été, Expositions René Magritte, Paul Delvaux, August 1952, no. 2, n.p.
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, dertien belgische schilders, October - November 1952, no. 62, n.p. (titled 'de tekens van den avond').
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, René Magritte, May - June 1954, no. 2, p. 21 (illustrated).
Venice, XXVIIeme Biennale de Venise, Le fantastique dans l'art Belge, de Bosch à Magritte, June 1954, p. 62, n.p.
Bordeaux, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bosch, Goya et le fantastique, May - July 1957, no. 313, p. 111.
Knokke, Casino Communal, XVeme Festival Belge d'Été, L'oeuvre de René Magritte, July - August 1962, no. 9, p. 43 (illustrated n.p.).
London, Tate Gallery, Magritte, February - April 1969, no. 1 (illustrated p. 46); this exhibition later travelled to Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, René Magritte, May - June 1969, no. 4, p. 71 (illustrated p. 84); and Zurich, Kunsthaus, June - July 1969.
Bourges, Maison de la Culture, magritte, delvaux, gnoli, le choix d'un amateur, June - October 1972, no. 1 (illustrated n.p.).
Paris, Galerie Arts/Contacts, La Collection Claude Spaak, October - November 1972, no. 1, n.p. (illustrated n.p.).
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Magritte: Retrospective Loan Exhibition, October - November 1973, no. 3, p. 34 (illustrated p. 53).
New York, The New York Cultural Centre, Painters of the Mind's Eye: Belgian Symbolists and Surrealists, January - March 1974, no. 91, p. 120 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, April - May 1974.
Bordeaux, Centre d'Arts Plastiques Contemporains de Bordeaux, Magritte, May - July 1977, p. 9.
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Rétrospective Magritte, October - December 1978, no. 20, n.p. (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, January - April 1979.