René Magritte - Wikipedia

René François Ghislain Magritte (French: [ʁəne fʁɑ̃swa ɡilɛ̃ maɡʁit]; 21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) was a Belgian Surrealist artist. He became well known for creating a number of witty and thought-provoking images. Often depicting ordinary objects in an unusual context, his work is known for challenging observers' preconditioned perceptions of reality.Born: René François Ghislain Magritte, 21 November ……

Rene Magritte Biography, Art, & Facts Britannica

René Magritte, in full René-François-Ghislain Magritte, (born November 21, 1898, ... the castle, the rock, the window, and others. Magritte’s father was a tailor, and his mother was a milliner who drowned herself in the River Sambre when Magritte was about 14 years old. Thereafter, he and his two brothers were raised by his grandmother.…