3 December 1996
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
signed and dated 'Dalí 1949' (lower right), titled 'NAPELS' (lower centre)
watercolour and pen and India ink on board
23 x 27 7/8in. (58.5 x 73.3cm.)
Executed in 1949
Mr. and Mrs. Albert D. Lasker, New York, by whom commissioned from the Artist.
Dr. Robert F. Loeb, New York, to whom given by the above thence by descent to the present owner.
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J. Gunther, Taken at the Flood: The Story of Albert D. Lasker, New York, 1959, p. 261.
Robert Descharnes has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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