The J. Paul Getty Museum

Le Précurseur

Object Details

Title:

Le Précurseur

Artist/Maker:

Original painter René Magritte (Belgian, 1898 - 1967)

Culture:

Belgian

Date:

after 1936

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

85.XM.517.27

Dimensions:

14.8 × 20.3 cm (5 13/16 × 8 in.)

Copyright:

© Charly Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Object Description

Photograph of a painting of a mountain range morphing into the shape of an eagle. The foreground is a grassy hill and clusters of pine trees.