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Lot 5051
This lot consists of a HAND SIGNED and Numbered fine art print on paper, hand signed 'Magritte' and numbered '20/200'. Image depicts the pale nude figure of a deceased woman who is bleeding gruesomely from her mouth. She lays, almost comfortably, on a red settee, while six men in formal attire fill the barren space around her. Three men peer in through an open window. Two linger at the doorway of the room, holding nets and clubs. The sixth man, a dapper gentleman, has taken off his hat and coat, set his suitcase down, and has calmly paused to adjust a looming Victrola player. A haunting scene that seems at once controlled and utterly fantastical. Done in the neat, provocative Modern Art style of Surrealist Rene Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967). Overall excellent condition. Image is depressed into the paper indicating plate marks. Measures approximately 8.5" x 11.5".
PROVENANCE:
Private Collection

DIMENSIONS:
Overall: 8.5"H x 11.5"W

Finger Lakes Auction has been commissioned to liquidate several important collections of fine art. The pieces in this auction come from established collectors both in the United States and Overseas. This is one of the pieces from those collections. This item is being sold 'as is'. Unless otherwise noted, authenticity has not been firmly established.

Please use photos as part of the description. The absence of condition report does not guarantee excellent condition. Please contact us for an in-hand evaluation or for additional photos.

Finger Lakes Estate and Auction Company, Upstate New York's Finest Auction Gallery.

Condition

Overall excellent condition. Image is depressed into the paper indicating plate marks. Minor bumps and creases around the edges. Piece is bold, vibrant and shows very well.

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

Rene Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967) -- Hand Signed and

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000Aug 11, 2018