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The Telescope (Magritte)

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The Telescope (French: Le Téléscope) is a 1963 oil on canvas painting by René Magritte.[1]

Le Téléscope (The Telescope)
Magritte The Telescope.jpg
Artist René Magritte
Year 1963
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 176.1 cm × 114.9 cm (​69 516 in × ​45 14 in)
Location Menil Collection, Houston

The painting depicts a window through which a partly clouded blue sky can be seen. However, the right side of the window is partially open, revealing a black background where the viewer would expect to see a continuation of the clouds and sky.