L´explication

René Magritte (Lessen 1898-1967 Brussels)

Gouache on paper 35.6 x 27.3 cm Signed lower left ´Magritte´, signed ´Magritte´, titled ´L´EXPLICATION´ and dated ´1962´ (on the verso) 1962

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Letter from Magritte to Iolas, September 26, 1962 Letter from Magritte to Bosmans, November 1, 1962 Statement of account from Magritte to Iolas, January 1, 1963 Quadrum, Brussels, 1964, vol. XVI (illustrated in an installation photograph p. 155) J. Meuris, Magritte, New York, 1988, fig. 45, illustrated in black and white p. 27 D. Sylvester, ed., S. Whitfield and M. Raeburn, René Magritte, Catalogue Raisonné, Volume IV: Gouaches, Temperas, Watercolours and Papiers Collés, 1918-1967, Antwerp, 1994, no. 1513, illustrated in black and white p. 245
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Milan, Galleria Schwarz, Magritte, 1962 Rome, L´Attico, Magritte, 1963 Trieste, Museo del Castello di San Giusto, Arte Fantastica, 1964, no. 42 Turin, Gallerie Notizie, Magritte: opere scelte dal 1925 al 1962, 1965, illustrated p. 12 Rome, Medusa, René Magritte: selezione di dipinti dal 1925 al 1962, 1965, no. 4, illustrated Paris, Galerie Isy Brachot, La Surréalisme en Belgique I, 1986, no. 20, illustrated New York, Arnold Herstand & Co., René Magritte: Paintings, 1986, illustrated in color pp. 38-39 Paris, Musée Maillot, Magritte tout en papier: collages, dessins, gouaches, 2006, illustrated in color pp. 64-65 Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Voici Magritte, gouaches, collages, tekeningen, studies, schilderijen, 2006, illustrated in color pp. 64-65 (titled Der verklaring)

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