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    Sale 2791

    Twentieth Century Art

    5 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 92

    Salvador Dalí (SPANISH, 1904-1989)

    Lady Godiva with butterflies

    Price Realised  

    Salvador Dalí (SPANISH, 1904-1989)
    Lady Godiva with butterflies
    signed 'Dali' (on top of the base), and with editor's mark, numbered and with foundry mark 'IAR 311/350 Mendrisio' (on the side of the base)
    bronze with brown and gold patina
    51 cm. high (incl. the bronze base)
    Conceived in 1976 and cast in 1984 in an edition of 350 and 35 artist's proofs.


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    To be sold with a certificate of authenticity from I.A.R. Art Resource Ltd.

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    Literature

    R. & N. Descharnes, Dalí - The Hard and the Soft - Spells for the Magic of Form - Sculptures and Object, Azay-le-Rideau 2004, p. 249 no. 640 (another cast ill.).