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Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
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Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

Projet de chaussures pour les costumes de la pièce de théâtre "As You Like It"

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Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
Projet de chaussures pour les costumes de la pièce de théâtre "As You Like It"
signed and dated 'Dalí 1948' (lower center)
watercolor and pen and India ink on paper
13 3/8 x 19½ in. (34 x 49.5 cm.)
Executed in 1948
Provenance
Private collection, Italy; sale, Christie's, London, 28 June 2001, lot 515.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

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Nicolas and Olivier Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.

This flamboyant collection of extravagant shoes was conceived by Dalí for the costumes and set designs of Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by Luchino Visconti in 1948 at the Eliseo Theater in Rome.

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