The Treachery of Images (La trahison des images)1928-1929 by René Magritte

The picture shows a pipe. Below it, Magritte painted, "Ceci n'est pas une pipe.", French for "This is not a pipe."
"The famous pipe. How people reproached me for it! And yet, could you stuff my pipe? No, it's just a representation, is it not? So if I had written on my picture 'This is a pipe', I'd have been lying!" Magritte painted The Treachery of Images when he was 30 years old. (Title sometimes translated as The Treason of Images) (
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Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art , Los Angeles