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    Sale 5394

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    10 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 115

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

    Saint Georges et le Dragon

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
    Saint Georges et le Dragon
    inscribed 'Dalí' (on the top of the socle) and stamped with foundry mark, numbered and dated '226/350/c Jemelton 1984/CERA PERSA MENDRISIO PERSEO SA/c IAR' (on the side of the socle)
    bronze with green and brown patina
    18 x 17 x 11in (46 x 45.1 x 28cm.)
    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

    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.613 (another version illustrated p.238).