15 May 2015
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Vénus de Milo aux tiroirs
signed 'Salvador Dalí' (on the top of the base); numbered and stamped with foundry mark '8/8 CIRE PERDUE C. VALSUANI PARIS' (on the back of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 45 ¼ in. (114.9 cm.)
Conceived in 1964; this bronze version cast in 1988
Anon. sale, Hôtel Dassault, Paris, 27 October 2000, lot 12.
Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc., New York (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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R. and N. Descharnes, Dalí, The Hard and the Soft, Spells for the Magic of Form, Perré, 2004, p. 37, no. 68 (another cast illustrated).
Nicolas and Olivier Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Please note that Nicolas and Olivier Descharnes have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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