Dues figures en una platja (Two Figures on a Beach)

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© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2004 © photo Ben Blackwell

Cat. no. P 204

Dues figures en una platja (Two Figures on a Beach)

Unsatisfied Desires

Description

Date:
1928
Technique:
Oil, shells and sand on cardboard
Dimensions:
76.2 x 62.23 cm
Signature:
Signed lower left: Salvador Dalí
Location:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (California). Fractional gift of Jan and Mitsuko Shrem, Clos Pegase Winery Collection

Provenance

  1. Tristan Tzara, Paris
  2. F. Graindorge collection, Liège
  3. Galerie Krugier et Cie, Geneva
  4. Jan and Mitsuko Shrem, Clos Pegase Winery Collection, Calistoga (California)

Observations

*Rejected by the "Saló de Tardor" organized by the Parés Gallery in 1928, this work was exhibited with a cork added by the art dealer Dalmau at the "Exposició inaugural (conjunt)" from 22nd October to 6th November, 1928.

Exhibitions

  1. 1928, Barcelona, Galeries Dalmau, Exposició inaugural (conjunt), 22/10/1928 - 06/11/1928, cat. no. 21*
  2. 1963, Paris, Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées, Art contemporain, 1963, no reference
  3. 1964, Milano, Centro d'Arte Annunciata, 8 Pittori Surrealisti, 11/11/1964 - 01/12/1964, no reference
  4. 1967, Humlebaek (Dinamarca), Musée Louisiana, Six peintres surréalistes = Zes surrealistische schilders, March - April 1967, cat. no. 2
  5. 1970, Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Dalí, 21/11/1970 - 10/01/1971, cat. no. 8
  6. 1971, Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Dalí: Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Objekte, Schmuck, 29/01/1971 - 28/03/1971, cat. no. 4
  7. 1972, Munich, Haus der Kunst, Der Surrealismus, 1922-1942, 11/03/1972 - 07/05/1972, cat. no. 81
  8. 1979, Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Salvador Dalí: rétrospective, 1920-1980, 18/12/1979 - 21/04/1980, cat. no. 48
  9. 2004, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, Dalí, 12/09/2004 - 16/01/2005, cat. no. 57
  10. 2007, London, Tate Modern, Dalí & Film, 01/06/2007 - 09/09/2007, il. 6

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