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RENÉ MAGRITTE

La leçon de musique, 1965
Signed upper left: Magritte and titled on the reverse Gouache on paper 41.5 x 30 cm (16⅜ x 11¾ in.)

 

Provenance:

  • Pierre Scheidweiler, Brussels (acquired from the artist on 8th April 1965);
  • Sale Palais Galliéra Paris, 10 June 1972, lot 87;
  • Sale Galerie Motte Geneva, 6-8 June 1975 ;
  • Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels (acquired by 1979) ;
  • Private collection (acquired from the above in 1979);
  • Sale Sotheby’s London, 5 February 2007, lot 84.

 

Exhibited:

  • Antwerp, Koniklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, De Generatie van 1900: surrealistenanimisten, 1966, (possibly) n° 199;
  • Brussels, Salle des Métiers d’Art du Brabant; Saint-Hubert, Palais Abbatial & Spa, Pouhon Pierre-le-Grand, Peintres et sculpteurs du Hainaut, 1966;
  • Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, René Magritte. Het mysterie van de werkelijkheid (Le mystère de la réalité), 1967, n° 101, illustrated in the catalogue ;
  • Stockholm, Moderna Museet, René Magritte, 1967, n° 80 (with incorrect measurements);
  • Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, Magritte, 1979, n° 26, illustrated in colour;
  • Knokke, Casino, Magritte, 2001, n° 56, illustrated in colour.

 

Literature:

  • Whitfield – M. Raeburn, René Magritte. Catalogue Raisonné. Gouaches, Temperas, Watercolours and Papiers Collés 1918-1967, London 1994, vol. IV, n° 1580, illustrated p. 282