2 February 2004
Salvador Dalí (1891-1976)
Tour des heures aux papillons
signed 'Dalí' (lower left)
gouache and pencil on board
56 5/8 x 20¾ in. (143.9 x 52.7 cm.)
Executed in 1964
Jeffrey Loria, New York.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 7 November 2001, lot 466 ($270,000).
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Ferrara, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Dalí, April - June 1989.
Tokyo, Mitsukoshi Art Museum, Dalí, October - November 1991, no. 63 (illustrated p. 114).
Robert Descharnes has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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