La mémoire de la femme-enfant (The Memory of the Woman-Child)

Imperial Monument to the Woman-Child

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2004

Cat. no. P 236

La mémoire de la femme-enfant (The Memory of the Woman-Child)

Imperial Monument to the Woman-Child

Description

Date:
1929
Technique:
Oil and collage on canvas
Dimensions:
140 x 81 cm
Signature:
Unsigned and undated
Location:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Dalí bequest

Provenance

  1. Artist's collection

Observations

*According to the documentation at our disposal, this work was exhibited hors de catalogue at the "Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme" held in Paris during January and February 1938 (For more information, see the catalogue: B. Altshuler, The Avant-Garde in Exhibition: New Art in the 20th Century, Harry Abrams, New York, 1994).

Exhibitions

  1. 1931, Paris, Pierre Colle, Exposition Salvador Dalí, 03/06/1931 - 15/06/1931, cat. no. 20
  2. 1934, Paris, Jacques Bonjean, Exposition Dali, 20/06/1934 - 13/07/1934, cat. no. 7
  3. 1934, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Dali, 21/11/1934 - 10/12/1934, cat. no. 1
  4. 1936, London, Alex, Reid & Lefevre, Ltd., Salvador Dali, 01/06/1936 - 31/07/1936, cat. no. 21
  5. 1938, Paris, Galerie Beaux-Arts, Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme, January - February 1938, not included in catalogue *
  6. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 28
  7. 1968, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Dada, surrealism, and their heritage, 27/03/1968 - 09/06/1968, cat. no. 61
  8. 1980, London, The Tate Gallery, Salvador Dalí, 14/05/1980 - 29/06/1980, cat. no. 48
  9. 1983, Madrid, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, 400 obras de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, 15/04/1983 - 29/05/1983, cat. no. 133
  10. 1985, Charleroi, Palais des Beaux Arts, Picasso, Miró, Dalí : évocations d'Espagne, 26/09/1985 - 22/12/1985, cat. no. 4
  11. 1989, Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dali, 16/12/1989 - 11/03/1990, cat. no. 16
  12. 1991, Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, André Breton, la beauté convulsive, 25/04/1991 - 26/08/1991, no reference
  13. 1994, Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Dalí joven, 1918-1930, 18/10/1994 - 16/01/1995, cat. no. 152
  14. 1996, Barcelona, La Pedrera, Dalí. Arquitectura, 19/06/1996 - 25/08/1996, cat. no. 10
  15. 2004, Barcelona, CaixaForum, Dalí. Cultura de masses, 05/02/2004 - 23/05/2004, cat. no. 69
  16. 2004, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, Dalí, 12/09/2004 - 16/01/2005, cat. no. 133
  17. 2012, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Dalí, 21/11/2012 - 25/03/2013, p. 123
  18. 2013, Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Dalí. Todas las sugestiones poéticas y todas las posibilidades plásticas, 27/04/2013 - 02/09/2013, p. 123

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