Painter Rene Magritte

Rene Magritte

Living place: Belgium

Birthday: 21-11-1898

Global rank: #29056

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Who is Painter Rene Magritte?
Belgian Surrealist painter whose best-known works include "The Empire of Light" and "Treason of the Image." His first surrealist painting was "The Lost Jockey" from 1926, which was originally painted pilloried by critics.
He questioned perceptions of prejudice through his surrealist art.

Young / Before famous

He began studying art in 1910 at the age of 12. He first used an Impressionist style in his 1915 paintings, but after a disappointing period of education at Brussels' Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, he embraces Futurism and Cubism.

Family life info

His father was a Belgian textile merchant and tailor, and his mother committed suicide when Magritte was 14 years old. She is found with her dress covering her face, something that may have influenced him to depict people with cloth on their faces in paintings such as "Les Amants" from the 1927-1928 period. .

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He and Salvador Dali were both famous surrealist painters.

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When was Painter Rene Magritte born?
Rene Magritte birthday 21-11-1898 (death).
Where is Painter Rene Magritte's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
Rene Magritte was born in Belgium. is a Painter, whose Zodiac is Scorpius, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Dog. Rene Magritte's global rank is 29056 and whose rank is 62 in list of famous Painter.
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Birthday Rene Magritte (21-11) in history

  • Day 21-11 year 1783: Two men, D'Rozier and D'Arlandes, made the first free flight in a hot air balloon, reaching a maximum altitude of about 3,000 ft, flying about 5 and a half miles in 20 minutes, and returning safely to the ground.
  • Day 21-11 year 1789: North Carolina becomes the 12th state of the United States.
  • Day 21-11 year 1922: Georgia's Rebecca Felton was sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first woman U.S. Senator.
  • Day 21-11 year 1934: Cole Porter's musical Anything Goes opened in New York City.
  • Day 21-11 year 1969: For the first time since 1930, the U.S. Senate rejected a Supreme Court nominee, Clement Haynsworth.
  • Day 21-11 year 1973: The 18 1/2 min gap in the Richard Nixon Watergate tapes was revealed.
  • Day 21-11 year 1991: Egypt's Boutros Boutros-Ghali was chosen to become secretary-general by the UN Security Council.
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