7 May 2008
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
Le gran pavon
signed and dated 'Dali 1979' (lower center)
oil on canvas
24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm.)
Painted in 1979
Howard Fleisig, Florida.
Tom Wallace, Seaford, New York.
Enrique Sabater, Andorra.
Brana Fine Art, Inc., Pacific Palisades, California.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Las Vegas Art Museum, Dalí's Millenium, March-April 2000.
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