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    Sale 2047

    Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper

    7 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 611

    Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

    Spring Explosive

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
    Spring Explosive
    signed and dated 'Dalí 1965' (lower left)
    watercolor, gouache and brush and India ink on board
    40 1/8 x 30 in. (101.9 x 76.2 cm)
    Executed in 1965


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    Robert and Nicolas Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Sydney and Phyllis Lucas, New York (acquired from the artist).
    Silver State Fine Art, Los Angeles.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, 2001.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Del Mintz Collection


    Exhibited

    St. Petersburg, Florida, The Salvador Dalí Museum, The Lucas Collection of Dalí Originals, January-June 1985 (illustrated).