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Salvador Dalí
PORTRAIT DE GALA JEUNE
ACCÉDER AU LOT
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Salvador Dalí
PORTRAIT DE GALA JEUNE
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Salvador Dalí
1904 - 1989
PORTRAIT DE GALA JEUNE

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

Provenance

Gala Éluard (wife of the artist)
Cécile Éluard (by descent from the above)
Claire Vuilliamy (by descent from the above)
Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5th April 2017, lot 109
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Description

This work is one of the very first portraits that Dalí painted of his future wife Gala; at the time she was still married to celebrated Surrealist poet Paul Eluard. Another painting of Gala exists in this fine, minute scale, currently on exhibition at the Musée aux Bruxelles. 

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