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Salvador Dalí

La Soie est une femme

Auction Closed

June 26, 11:59 AM GMT


150,000 - 200,000 GBP

Lot Details


Salvador Dalí

1904 - 1989

La Soie est une femme

signed Dalí (lower centre)

gouache, watercolour, collage, pen and ink and brush and ink on board

76.1 by 50.4 cm. 30 by 19⅞ in.

Framed: 92.5 by 118 cm. 36⅜ by 46½ in.

Executed in 1956.

Nicolas and Olivier Descharnes have kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.

Private Collection, USA (acquired from the artist)

Christie's, New York, 12 November 1992, lot 230 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection (acquired from the above sale)

Christie's, London, 28 June 2001, lot 506 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, Europe

Christie's, Paris, 21 October 2016, lot 108

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

American Fabrics, no. 41, New York, January 1957, illustrated in colour on the front cover