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date: 09 July 2020

Magritte, René (1898–1967) Belgian painter, sculptor, printmaker, and filmmaker, 

Source:
A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art
Author(s):

Ian Chilvers,

John Glaves-Smith

one of the Surrealist painters best known to a wide public. He was born in Lessines, the son of a businessman and commercial traveller and a seamstress. His adolescence was clouded by the suicide of his mother, who drowned herself in the river Sambre in ... ...

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