7 November 2008
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
signed and dated 'Gala Dalí 1947' (lower center)
pen and India ink on paper
Image size: 8 3/8 x 8½ in. (21.3 x 21.6 cm.)
Sheet size: 14 7/8 x 12 in. (37.8 x 30.5 cm.)
Drawn in 1947
Sydney and Phyllis Lucas, New York (acquired from the artist).
Silver State Fine Art, Los Angeles (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 2001.
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