24 June 2004
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
The eye glass of the painter
signed 'Dalí' (lower right); titled 'The eye glass of the painter.' (lower center)
pen and India ink on paper
6½ x 6½ in. (16.3 x 16.3 cm.)
Executed circa 1947
Collection Perrot-Moore, Cadaquès.
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S. Dalí, 50 Secrets of Magic Craftmanship, New York, 1948 (illustrated p. 76).
This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Robert Descharnes, numbered d 2767 and dated Vendredi 27 juin 2003.
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