4 November 2010
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
L'ange de l'alchimie
signed 'Dalí' (lower right)
gold paint, watercolor, brush and India ink and felt-tip pens on paper
31¼ x 22½ in. (79.4 x 57.2 cm.)
Executed in 1974
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 4 December 1990, lot 191.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, Paris, 3 July 2008, lot 188.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Robert and Nicolas Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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