New York, Park Avenue
12 November 1992
SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)
Allégorie de soie
signed and dated lower center Dalí 1950--gouache, watercolor, pen and India ink with collage on board
20 x 14 7/8 in. (50.8 x 40.3 cm.)
Executed in 1950
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