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Ma·gritte(mä-grēt′), René 1898-1967.
Belgian painter whose surreal works, such as Steps of Summer (1938), depict ordinary objects in unexpected or implausible situations.
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(Biography) René (rəne). 1898–1967, Belgian surrealist painter. By juxtaposing incongruous objects, depicted with meticulous realism, his works create a bizarre and disturbing impression
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René, 1898–1967, Belgian painter.
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