9 December 1998
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Composition à la guitare
signed and dated 'Dalí 1949' (lower right) and inscribed 'Olé, Olé, Olé' (along the upper edge)
watercolour, gouache and black ink on paper
14 x 11in. (35.5 x 28cm.)
Executed in 1949
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1949
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S. Dalí, 'The Gypsy Angels of Spain', Flair Magazine, New York March 1950 (illustrated).
Durham, Dunelm House, Durham Surrealist Festival, November-December 1968.
Edinburgh, Richard Demarco Gallery, Salvador Dalí, 1971, no. 23.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Robert Descharnes, Paris.
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