René François Ghislain Magritte (French: [ʁəne fʁɑ̃swa ɡilɛ̃ maɡʁit]; 21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) wis a Belgian surrealist airtist. He acame weel kent for a nummer o witty an thocht-provokin eemages. Eften depictin ordinar objects in an unuisual context, his wark is kent for challengin observers' precondeetioned perceptions o reality. His eemagery has influenced pop, minimalist an conceptual airt.

René Magritte
Portrait o Magritte in front o his pentin The Pilgrim, taken bi Lothar Wolleh in 1967
BornRené François Ghislain Magritte
21 November 1898(1898-11-21)
Lessines, Belgium
Dee'd15 August 1967(1967-08-15) (aged 68)
Brussels, Belgium
Kent forPenter
Notable wirk(s)The Treachery of Images
On the Threshold of Liberty
The Son of Man
The Human Condition
Elective Affinities
The Portrait
The Menaced Assassin