Words and images
Blue ink, Indian Ink, collage, pencil on paper
Pencil on tissue paper
Unfortunately because of the impact of the Great Depression, one of the Paris galleries that held Magritte's work closed. Then after an altercation with a friend, the Magritte's decided to move back to Brussels in 1930. There he worked from his own home office which ultimately lead him to become closer to his works and produced there he created some of his more famous pieces. Although a mere sketch, the drawing on the left shows the interesting imagination of Magritte. It was part of one of his sketchbooks given to a young writer named Marcel Marien. Together they partook in creating thought-invoking drawings. Magritte become relatively successful during his lifetime, but unfortunately passed away from pancreatic cancer August 15th, 1967.
Night in Pisa
Oil on Canvas
Benesch, E., Draguet, M., Gohr, S., Kuster, U., & Laursen, S. (2005). René Magritte: the key to dreams. Vienna: BA-CA Kunstforum.
Whitfield, S. (Ed.). (2012). René Magritte: Newly Discovered Works. Houston: Menil Foundation.