16 May 2017
Property from a Private West Coast Collection
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
signed and dated 'Dalí 1972' (lower right)
oil on lenticular plastic
49 7/8 x 20 in. (126.7 x 50.7 cm.)
Painted in 1972
M. Knoedler & Co., Ltd., London.
Private collection, Palm Beach and Rome (acquired from the above, 1973).
Private collection, Rome (gift from the above); sale, Christie's, London, 9 December 1999, lot 358.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Belas Artes and Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Dalí, Monumental, March-August 1998, p. 97, no. 116 (illustrated in color; dated 1965).
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