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    Sale 5394

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    10 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 111

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

    Homage à Terpischore

    Price Realised  

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
    Homage à Terpischore
    inscribed 'Dalí' (on the top of the socle), stamped with foundry mark and dated 'c Jemelton 1984' (on the top of the socle) and stamped with foundry mark and numbered '205/350/cIAR/PERSEO SA' (on the side of the socle)
    bronze with green and gold patina
    26 x 16¾ x 8¾in. (66 x 42.5 x 22.3cm.)
    Conceived in 1977 and first cast in 1984, this cast circa 2000, in an edition of 350 with 35 artist's proofs in three different patinas in this size.


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    Pre-Lot Text

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    Literature

    R. & N. Descharnes, Dalí - The hard and the soft - Spells for the Magic of Form, Sculptures and objects, Azay-le-Rideau, 2004, no.620 (another version illustratred p.240).