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Original Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colour on Arches Wove Paper
40.50 x 32.00 cm

This original lithograph hand-signed in pencil by the artist 'Magritte' in the lower right margin.

It is also hand-numbered in pencil from the edition of 75, at the lower left margin. There were also 20 hors commerce [out of trade] impressions aside from the standard edition of 75.

There was an unsigned and unnumbered edition with the title of the work printed in the lower left corner of the composition published in the same year as an edition of 2,000.

The paper bears the ‘Atelier René Magritte’ dry stamp in the lower right corner of the paper.

It was printed by Fernand Mourlot, Paris and was published by XXe Siècle Éditions, Paris.

The paper also bears the Arches watermark. 

Literature: Kaplan, G. E. & Baum, T. (1982). The Graphic Work of René Magritte. New York: II Editions

Reference: Kaplan & Baum 3

Condition: Very good. Very pale, unobtrusive toning across the sheet.

Rene Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist, born on November 21st, 1898. He was famous for depicting witty and powerful images depicting ordinary objects in unusual contexts, which later went on to influence pop art, minimalist art and conceptual art.

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