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René Magritte, "L'empire des lumiéres".

Print number: 124/300.

The numbering may differ from that indicated, but not the edition.

Take home this splendid color lithograph by René Magritte, 30 x 45 cm approx., limited edition, complete with dry stamp of the Magritte Foundation and the ADAGP (Société des auteurs dans les arts graphiques et plastiques) and hand signed in pencil by Charly Herscovici, President of the Magritte Foundation, President of the Magritte Museum and sole representative of the Magritte Succession. A proof of edition is printed on the back of the lithograph, as a guarantee of its authenticity, signed on plate Magritte and numbered.

Lithograph printed according to the traditional technique with one plate per color in Paris with the authorization and under the control of ADAGP, on 100% cotton paper, BFK Rives, 300 g / m2, produced at the Arches paper mill in the Vosges.

Magritte was a Belgian painter.

Along with Paul Delvaux he is considered the greatest Belgian surrealist painter. After first coming into contact with Cubism and Futurism, his style began to focus on a very accurate depiction technique based on trompe l'oeil, on a par with Salvador Dalí and Delvaux, but without recourse to the paranoid symbology of the former or the erotic-ancientizing symbology of the latter.

René Magritte is also known as le saboteur tranquille, the silent disturber, because of his ability of planting doubt on reality thanks to the representation of reality itself. His artistic work doesn’t approach reality in order to interpret it, nor to depict it, but to show their indefinable mystery. With his work Magritte wants to allude to the whole as a mystery without defining it.

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