La Condition Humaine Digital History ID 2590

La Condition Humaine

Credit: National Gallery of Art and Artist Rights Society
Media type: painting
Museum Number: 1987.55.1./PA
Annotation: The painting, Human Condition, by René Magritte represents two of his signature themes: “painting within a painting” and "window as a painting." The transparent canvas on the easel represents reality: there is no distinction between the landscape on the canvas and the landscape that is seen outside the window.
Year: 1933

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