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    Sale 5392

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    1 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 400

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

    L'escargot et l'ange

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
    L'escargot et l'ange
    signed 'Dalí' (on the right side of the snail), with foundry mark, editor's stamp, date and number 'Jemelton 1984/110/350' on the rear edge of the snail
    bronze with green and gold patina
    19 x 11¾ x 17¾in. (48.2 x 29.7 x 45.1cm.)
    Conceived in 1977 and cast in 1984 in an edition of 350 with 35 artist's proofs


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    Literature

    R. & N. Descharnes, Dalí - The hard and the soft - catalogue raisonné of Dalí sculptures and objects, Azay-le-Rideau, 2004, no.621 (another version illustrated p.241)