2 May 2012
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
signed 'Dalí' (lower right)
gouache, watercolor, pen and brown ink and pastel on paper
30¼ x 22½ in. (76.8 x 56.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1974-1975
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 21 October 1998, lot 390.
Anon. (acquired at the above sale); sale, Christie's, London, 19 June 2007, lot 243.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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