20 September 2011,
Price realised USD 10,625
USD 7,000 - USD 10,000
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
The Symmetry of Christ
signed and dated 'Dalí 1972' (lower right)
Rolux and fabric collage on Rolux
20 x 16¼ in. (50.8 x 41.3 cm.)
Executed in 1972
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Robert and Nicolas Descharnes have kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Gift from the artist to the present owner, 1972.
Please note that Robert and Nicolas Descharnes have kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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