After René Magritte - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 15, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Catalogue Essay

    Based on the original gouache paintings:  L'empire des lumières, 1961; La grande famille, 1963; Le grand style, 1951; La folie des grandeurs II, 1948; Le blanc-seing, 1965; La grande guerre, 1964; La cascade, 1961 and Le beau monde, 1962.


Magritte I

The complete set of eight lithographs in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
32 x 24 in. (81.3 x 61 cm)
signed by the publisher in pencil on the reverse, numbered 272/300 in pencil (there were also 45 hors-commerce copies), published by Phillippe Moreno, Paris, each with the two Magritte Estate blindstamps, one with an area of soiling at the upper left margin, otherwise all in very good condition, loose, contained in original embossed leather portfolio.

$3,000 - 4,000 

Sold for $6,250

Modern and Contemporary Editions

15 Nov 2009
New York