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#505 - Rene Magritte

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“Mystery conforms to no doctrine whatsoever”
Description                           Estimate: $700+          

ALS in French, one page both sides, 5.25 x 8.5, personal letterhead, September 25, 1961. Letter to Belgian poet Andre Bosmans, concerning his article ‘La voix du mystere’ to be published in Rhetorique, a review founded by Bosmans. In part (translated): “The mystery I’m talking about must not be confused with the mystery used by the priests to make their propaganda…I’m told that they claim that I’m ‘a believer,’ as they understand it. To avoid that error, that horror…it is necessary to begin my text with the words: ‘…Mystery conforms to no doctrine whatsoever…Maybe ‘nothingness’ should be differentiated from the Nirvana in Oriental priest-propaganda,” In fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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