The Human Condition (painting)


The Human Condition (painting)

Infobox Painting|

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title=The Human Condition
artist=René Magritte
year=1935
type=Oil on canvas
height=42.2
width=32.2
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museum=Cleveland Museum of Art

"The Human Condition" is an oil on canvas painting by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte.

The painting depicts a room in a building near the sea. A black ball is inside the room. The seascape is seen out the door. An easel is seen, with a painting of the sea which completes the seascape scene.

The painting is currently in the Cleveland Museum of Art. [ [http://www.clevelandart.org/explore/artistwork.asp?searchText=Magritte&tab=1&recNo=0&woRecNo=3&view=more Cleveland Museum of Art - The Human Condition] ]

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