3 December 1996
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
signed, dated and titled 'Dalí 1949 ROMA' (lower centre)
watercolour, gouache and pen and Indian ink on board
23 x 29in. (58.5 x 73.5cm.)
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, and thence by descent to the present owners.
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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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