24 June 2004
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
The way to wash abdomen, sleeve trimmed with shells and crutch for the little finger
signed and dated 'Dalí 1947' (lower right)
pen and India ink on paper
3¾ x 7 in. (9.9 x 17.6 cm.)
Executed in 1947
Collection Perrot-Moore, Cadaquès.
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S. Dalí, 50 Secrets of Magic Craftsmanship, New York, 1948, p. 114 (illustrated).
This work is sold with a photo-certificate from Robert Descharnes, numbered d 2779 and dated Vendredi 27 juin 2003.
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