• Impressionist and Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2828

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    17 November 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 166

    Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

    Space Venus

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
    Space Venus
    signed 'Dali' (on top of the base) and numbered and dated with foundry mark '289/350/Jemelton 1984' and inscribed 'Venturi Arte' (on back of the base)
    bronze with a dark-brown and gold patina
    65 cm. high
    Conceived in 1977 and cast in 1984 in an edition of 350.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this is a lifetime cast. The attribution should therefore read: Salvador Dali (1904-1989) and NOT after Salvador Dali as stated in the printed catalogue.


    Literature

    Robert and Nicolas Descharnes, Dali The Hard and The Soft; Spells for the Magic of Form, Sculptures and Objects, France 2004, cat.no. 616, p. 239, (ill. of another cast).