November 19, 2017
Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000
Lot 82
Mixed media painting by Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989); a sculptural work, executed in highly textured oil, resin, toothpicks and a metal needle on wood board, constituting a rare example of the artist's experiments in abstract expressionism; described by the Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo as a study of the more orthodox surrealist Battle of Tetuan; signed to upper left; the verso titled La muerte de Raymond Lulle, the backing affixed with Bernard Ewell Art Appraisals label signed and dated 6/94; 6 7/8" x 9 1/4"; 3/4" depth to surface of board (approx.); mounted and framed

400 Obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, Generalitat de Catalunya & Ministerio de Cultura, Spain, 1983; cat. no. 384 (illustrated in black and white)
Robert Descharnes and Gilles Néret, Dalí: The Paintings, Taschen, 2013; cat. no. 1522 (illustrated in color)
Note: The above publications are included in the sale of this lot.

Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo; 400 Obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983; Madrid, Spain; 1983
Palau Reial de Pedralbes; 400 Obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983; Barcelona, Spain; 1983

ex. Collection of Carlos Galofré Folch, Barcelona
Property of Rick Allen, Los Angeles
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