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    Sale 5394

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    10 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

    Le cheval à la montre molle

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    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
    Le cheval à la montre molle
    inscribed 'Dalí' (on the back right leg), stamped with foundry mark and numbered 'c IAR/EA/19/35/PERSEO SA' (underneath the saddle) and stamped with foundry mark and dated 'c Camblest 1981' (under the horse)
    bronze with a green and gold patina
    18 x 20½ x 6½in. (44 x 52 x 16.4cm.)
    Conceived in 1980 and first cast in 1980, 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

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    R. & N. Descharnes, Dalí - The Hard and the Soft - Spells for the Magic of Form - sculptures and objects, Azay-le-Rideau, 2004, no.650 (another version illustrated p.252).