Belgian surrealist painter whose best-known works included “The Empire of Light” and “The Treachery of Images.” His 1st surreal painting was “The Lost Jockey” from 1926, that was in the beginning pilloried by critics. He started taking artwork lessons in 1910 at age 12. He 1st used an Impressionistic design in his 1915 paintings, but carrying out a disappointing amount of education at Brussels’ Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, he embraced Futurism and Cubism. He questioned preconceived perceptions through his surrealist artwork. His dad was a Belgian textile vendor and tailor, and his mom dedicated suicide when Magritte was 14 years of age. She was discovered with her gown covering her encounter, a thing that may possess affected him to depict people who have cloths over their encounters in such paintings as “Les Amants” from your 1927 to 1928 period. He and Salvador Dali had been both popular surrealist painters.