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LOT 106

Lot 106

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
Lot 106 Details
Salvador Dalí (1904-1989), Spanish


Titles including:
A. Coronation of Gala (The Empress);
B. Obsession of the Heart (The World);
C. Mystery of Sleep (The Hermit);
D. Enigma of the Rose (Death)

Four colour lithographs from original paintings, two with lithographic remarque by transfer on Japon paper, printed to the edges (two nearly to the edges with very narrow margins); each signed and numbered 29/100 in white crayon. The plates are presumed destroyed. Published by Bowles/Hopkins, San Francisco. Printed by Torrents, Barcelona and Atelier Gordon, Paris.
Sheets each 29.75 x 21.4 in — 75.6 x 54.4 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

Bowles/Hopkins Gallery, San Francisco, CA, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity dated August 18, 1976, annotated: “100 signed and numbered lithographs and 60 AP’s on Japon” this one being “29”;
Private Collection, Ontario


Albert Field, The Official Catalog of Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí, The Salvador Dalí Archives, Ltd. (Astoria, NY, USA), 1996, p. 130, Cat. No. 76-4


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LOT 106

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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