22 September 2009
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
signed three times 'Salvador Dalí' (throughout the sheet), inscribed 'TODO LA MISMA MANO FEMININA (LAS MUSAS) BLANCA' (on the collaged element)
collage on Hotel Ritz Barcelona stationary
10¾ x 6 7/8 in. (27.3 x 17.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1947
Private Collection, Madrid (acquired from the artist).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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