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The Promenades of Euclid


René Magritte



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G376
The Promenades of Euclid, René Magritte
The Promenades of Euclid: Gallery Label - Current
: Les Promenades d'Euclide by Magritte
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on canvas
Size: 64 1/8 x 51 1/8 in. (162.88 x 129.86 cm) (canvas)73 7/8 x 60 7/8 x 4 in. (187.64 x 154.62 x 10.16 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, Belgium
Culture: Europe, Belgium
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Signature and Date; Inscription (on verso) in black: [LES PROMENADES D'EUCLIDE 1955] LL in black: [Magritte]; see inscription
Physical Description: City view in general; "veduta"; trompe l'oeil. The interior of a room with a painting on an easel sitting in front of a window. Through the window a cityscape can be seen; the scene on the painted canvas seems to exactly replicate that section of the city
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 68.3
Rights: © C. Herscovici / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Artist: René Magritte, Belgian, 1898 - 1967
Role: Artist
Nationality: Belgian
Life Dates: Belgian, 1898 - 1967
Added to Site: February 28, 2009