Lessines, Belgium 1898 – Bruxelles 1967 (Belgian)

Title: This is not a Pipe – the two Mysteries, from: Dawn of the Antipode | Ceci n’est pas une pipe – les deux mystères, 1966

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on Wove Paper

Paper size: 39 x 28 cm. / 15.4 x 11 in.

Image size: 17.8 x 13 cm. / 7 x 5.1 in.

Additional information: This etching and aquatint is hand signed by the artist “Magritte” in the lower right margin. It is also numbered in pencil from the edition of 77, at the lower left margin.

This work was printed in 1966 at the studio of J.Rigal, Paris 1966 and published in a limited edition of 77 hand signed and numbered impressions for the series “L’Aube à l’Antipode” [Dawn of the Antipode].

The paper bears the Richard de Bas paper watermark.

Literature: Kaplan, Gilbert E. & Timothy Baum, 1982. The Graphic Work of RENE MAGRITTE. New York: II Editions

Reference: Kaplan & Baum 12.

Condition: Excellent condition. The sheet slightly wavy.