Spilla montata in oro bianco 18 kt, diamanti, smeraldi, zaffiri e rubini. Il corpo centrale è costituito da una acquamarina brasiliana. (Swan Brooch Brooch realized in 18kts white gold, diamonds, emeralds, sapphires and rubies. The central body is maden of a big brazilian aquamarine.) Broche Cisne Broche realizado en oro blanco de 18 kt, diamantes, esmeraldas, zafiros y rubiés. La parte central de cuerpo es constituida por una aguamarina brasileña de gran tamaño.
L'histoire centrale This very personal work depicts the suicide of the painter’s mother, who drowned. The objects here (veil, tuba, suitcase ...) are less a representation of reality than a manifestation of Magritte’s thoughts. The tuba is linked to the female body – its cold and static appearance is like the lifeless corpse of the drowned woman. However, we can see that the woman’s figure is more like Magritte’s wife’s.
Earth Star Fungus (Geastrom triplex) Ejecting Its Spores - This inedible fungus belongs to the family Geastraceae and is found in the detritus (non-living particulate organic material, as opposed to dissolved organic material, typically includes the bodies or fragments of dead organisms as well as fecal material). It is the largest of earth star fungi and its spores are released from the spore sac through the peristome (Greek : 'peri - around or about - 'stoma' - mouth)
Woman's Dress England, circa 1885 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk plain weave with warp-float and supplementary weft patterning, and silk satin A) Bodice Center back length: 25 1/2 in. (64.77 cm); B) Skirt Center back length: 41 in. (104.14 cm). From LACMA.