Le fils de l’homme, 1964
Oil on canvas, 116 x 89 cm
L’Oiseau de ciel, 1966
Oil on canvas, 68,5 x 48 cm
Rene Magritte was an internationally acclaimed surrealist artist of all time, yet it was not until his 50s, when he was finally able to reach some form of fame and recognition for his work. Rene Magritte described his paintings saying, "My painting is visible images which conceal nothing; they evoke mystery and, indeed, when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question, 'What does that mean?' It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing, it is unknowable."
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