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This Is Not A Magritte- Painting Of Woman Enjoying Treachery Of Images (This Is Not A Pipe) By Rene Magritte

This Is Not A Magritte
painting of a woman enjoying painting Treachery Of Images (This Is Not A Pipe) by Rene Magritte

G. Boersma
acrylic on masonite
19 3/4" x 15 3/4" or 50 x 40 cm

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The woman on my painting is enjoying 'Treachery Of Images' also known as 'This Is Not A Pipe' by Rene Magritte who painted it when he was 30 years old.

This much discussed picture shows a pipe, but below it, Magritte wrote: 'Ceci n'est pas une pipe', French for 'This is not a pipe.'

And that is of course true to some extent: the painting is not a pipe, but rather an image of a pipe. As is my painting not a Magritte, but rather an image of a painting by Magritte. That's why I entitled it 'This Is Not A Magritte'.

Kind regards, Gerard

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