London, South Kensington
10 December 2008
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Elephant de l'Espace
inscribed 'Dalí' (on the side of the saddle) and stamped with foundry mark and numbered '202/350/ventiri arte' (on the top centre of the saddle)
bronze with brown patina and resin
36 x 17 x 8½in. (92 x 43.5 x 21.6cm.)
Conceived in 1984 in an edition of 350 with 35 artist's proofs in three different patinas in this size.
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R. & N. Descharnes, Dalí - The hard and the soft - catalogue raisonné of Dalí sculptures and objects, Azay-le-Rideau, 2004, no.631 (another version illustrated p.245).
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