5 February 2008
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
signed with the monogram and dated '1965' (lower centre)
black ball-point pen and watercolour on Japan paper
26¾ x 20½ in. (68 x 52 cm.)
Executed in 1965
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 25 June 1997, lot 244.
Gallery Edition Sonet/Gunnar Bergström.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Robert and Nicolas Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The present work is the original drawing for the print Athene, published in 1965 in the portfolio Mythologie.
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