5 February 2008
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Illustration pour La Sainte Bible
signed and dated 'Dalí 1964' (lower centre)
watercolour and pen and ink on paper
19½ x 13¼ in. (49.5 x 33.6 cm.)
Executed in 1964
Acquired from the artist by the previous owner; sale, Christie's, London, 5 February 5, 2004, lot 388.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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