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PROPERTY OF THE FRALIN MUSEUM OF ART, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, SOLD TO BENEFIT FUTURE ACQUISITIONS

Salvador Dalí
CRISALIDA (FEMME À LA TÊTE DE FLEURS, LE BRAS GAUCHE LEVÉ)
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD
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196

PROPERTY OF THE FRALIN MUSEUM OF ART, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, SOLD TO BENEFIT FUTURE ACQUISITIONS

Salvador Dalí
CRISALIDA (FEMME À LA TÊTE DE FLEURS, LE BRAS GAUCHE LEVÉ)
Estimate
70,000100,000
LOT SOLD. 112,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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Salvador Dalí
1904 - 1989
CRISALIDA (FEMME À LA TÊTE DE FLEURS, LE BRAS GAUCHE LEVÉ)
Oil on plexiglass
77 1/2 by 65 in.
196.8 by 165.1 cm
Painted in 1958 by the studio of René d'Auriac after the designs and under the direction of Salvador Dalí.
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Nicolas Descharnes has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Provenance

Wallace Laboratories, New Jersey (commissioned from the artist in 1958)
Ted Caplow, Englewood, New Jersey & Charlottesville, Virginia (a gift from the above)
Gifted from the above on October 15, 1974

Exhibited

San Francisco, Civic Auditorium, American Medical Association Convention, 1958

Literature

Ira Henry Freeman, “Dalí Gives a View of Tranquility” in The New York Times, June 5, 1958, discussed on the front page
Dalí (exhibition catalogue), Centre Pompidou, Paris & Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, 2013, illustration of Crisalida p. 51

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