Catherine E. Burns

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Belgian  (1898 - 1967)

Paysage de Baucis1966

Kaplan/Baum 5. Etching on BFK Rives paper, full margins.
Edition of 100 (there were also 25 hors commerce and some artist's proofs). Published by Editions Georges Visat, Paris.
Signed and numbered 31/100 in pencil.

8 11/16 x 6 1/4 in.; 22.07 x 15.88 cm.

Provenance: Blue Moon Gallery, New York

The depiction of an almost faceless, unidentifiable figure suspended in a void or landscape is a recurring theme in Magritte's art and in Surrealist iconography. The assembly of facial components seems more impersonal by the title, which is not a reference to a person, but to his environment.

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