25 June 2008
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Le mur des lamentations
signed 'Dalí' (lower right)
gouache, watercolour, ball-point pen, pen and ink, charcoal and wash on thick paper
22 x 15 1/8 in. (55.8 x 38.4 cm.)
Executed circa 1968
Acquired by the father of the present owner in Brussels in the late 1970s, and thence by descent.
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Robert and Nicolas Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
This work is the original drawing for the lithograph The Wailing Wall (Michler & Löpsinger 1197), published in 1968 in the portfolio Aliyah of twenty five lithographs.
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