365 Days of Art: November 21 – Magritte is Born, Monet’s Aunt Buys Him Out of the Army
November 21, 1898
Rene Magritte is born.
November 21, 1862
Monet is dishcarged 5 1/2 years early from the army, after his aunt pays the replacement fee (i.e., to hire another soldier) so he can get on with his art career.