DALÍ, Salvador, 1904-1989

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DALÍ, Salvador, 1904-1989
Le Sommeil, circa 1955
INV # 914689

Collage of photographic elements with gouache on a photographic base.
Annotated in red marker.
This original work is executed on a photograph of the painting 
”Le Sommeil,” 1937, with collage elements from another photograph, 
taken under the direction of Dalí in the studio 
of the photographer Djon Milli in New York.
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Archives Descharnes.
John-Peter Moore, Cadaquès
Sale: Artcurial, Paris, July 1, 2003, lot 218
Sale: Artcurial, Paris, February 22, 2006, lot 204
Acquired at the above sale by Dr. Arthur Brandt;
Sale: Dada, Surréalisme et Au-delà Collection Arthur Brandt: 
Sotheby's, Paris, October 21, 2017, lot 158
Exhibition history:
Heidelberg, Ausstellung Schlob-Heidelberg 
(& travelling in Austria, Germany and Switzerland), 
Salvador Dalí, Bilder, Zeichnungen, Objekte, 
eine Ausstellung des Museu Perrot-Moore, 
Cadaquès, 1981-82, no. 26 or no. 27, illustrated;
Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo, 
Dalí en Argentina, 1986, illustrated;
São Paulo, Museu de Arte Moderna, Dalí no Brasil, 
1986, illustrated;
Toulouse, Réfectoire des Jacobins, Salvador Dalí, 
Huiles, Dessins, Sculptures, 1983-84, illustrated;
Ithaca, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, A Private Eye: 
Dada, Surrealism and More from the Brandt Collection, 
2006, p. 27, illustrated
Framed dimensions: 31 1/4 x 34 7/8 in.
Image size: 11 5/8 x 15 3/4 in.

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