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Focus Exhibition: Magritte's Castle

Focus Exhibition: Magritte's Castle

September 30th,  2020  ̶  April 5th, 2020
Location: Spertus Gallery
Curator: Efrat Aharon
Designer in charge: Shirly Yahalomi

 

René Magritte, Belgian, 1898 – 1967
The Glass Key (La clef de verre), 1959
Oil on canvas
51 1/8 × 63 3/4 in. (129.9 × 161.9 cm)
The Menil Collection. Houston, TX.
provenance:
Artist, Brussels, 1959-1960;
Purchased from the above by Alexander Iolas Gallery, Paris/New York; 1960-1962;
Purchased from the above by John and Dominique de Menil, Houston 1962-1998;
Bequest of Dominique de Menil to Menil Foundation, Houston, 1998
Transfigurations-Tripod
René Magritte, Belgian, 1898 – 1967
Clear Ideas, 1958
Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm
Koons collection Jeff Koons Art Assets, LLC, New York NY.
provenance:
Staempfli Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist, circa 1958).
Rex Evans Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired from the above, 1961).
Ruth Porter Brooke, USA. Galerie Isy Brachot, Paris/Brussels.
Private Collection, acquired 1979
Christie's New York Impressionist and Modern Art (Evening Sale), Tuesday May 2, 2006, New York, Rockefeller Plaza, Sale 1655, Lot 48
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale
Resurrection of Hunal Yeh