About Magritte – Mini Statue – The Red Model (1934)
The Red Model / Le Modele rouge was a Surrealist painting completed by Rene Magritte (1934, oil on canvas 60 x 45 cm). This clever Surrealist artwork shows a pair of feet becoming boots with shoelaces.
Magritte painted a couple versions of this painting. This version was completed in November 1935 and is now in the collection of the Centre Pompidou in Paris. It is the one executed with the most scrupulous care rendering the tactile qualities of flesh and leather. More details on Magritte – Mini Statue – The Red Model (1934):
- Dimensions: 2″ H x 1″ W x 3″ L
- Material: Resin with hand painted details.
- Parastone Mouseion 3D Collection.
- Included color card with image of the original painting and a description of the artist.
- NOTE: this figurine is two pieces — a left and right foot. You can position them however you want.
About Rene Magritte
Easily the most celebrated and loved Belgian artist of the twentieth century, Magritte’s idiosyncratic vision of the Surrealist movement has won over the hearts and minds of millions and continued to bewilder and interest millions more as the years go on. René Magritte message to us was simple: to evoke unsettling and paradoxical thoughts in mundane and simple images. He was fascinated by the interactions between written text and visual signs and, indeed, the two can often be found together in his works. His genius is known worldwide, and his voice and contribution to the Surrealist movement will have lasting, profound effects.