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Un peu de l'âme des bandits (A little of the bandits' soul)

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Patinated bronze from an edition of 150Bronze patiné d'une édition de 150 exemplaires


Sculpture realised after the painting of the same name, painted by Magritte in 1960.


Stamps of the signature, Magritte Foundation & foundry, Fonderie Paumelle - France.


Certificate of authenticity signed by Charly Herscovici, President of the Magritte Foundation.


 


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"Scutenaire who thought of the title, may no doubt have remembered that in the dictionary the entry 'Violin' explains what the violin is made of, in particular its 'âme' ('soul' in French, refers to the sound post for a violin) and the word 'âme' may have reminded him of a book he read long ago: 'A little of the outlaws' souls' and made him decide that the book-title fitted the picture."

René Magritte - letter to H. Torczyner

 

To be listed in the VIIth volume of the catalogue raisonné dedicated to editions.


1960 Magritte Un peu de l'ame des bandits

All pictures: ©Charly Herscovici - ADAGP Paris 2011

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Dimensions Height: 40 cm
Year 1960
Edition 2010

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