Les accommodations des désirs (Accommodations of Desire)

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2004 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, 1998 (1999.363.16) Photo by Malcolm Varon. © 1988 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Cat. no. P 239

Les accommodations des désirs (Accommodations of Desire)

Description

Date:
1929
Technique:
Oil and collage on cardboard
Dimensions:
22.5 x 35 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower left: Salvador Dalí 29
Location:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Jacques and Nastasha Gelman Collection,

Provenance

  1. André Breton, Paris
  2. Julien Levy Gallery, New York
  3. Wright Ludington, Santa Barbara, California
  4. Julien Levy, Bridgewater (Connecticut)
  5. Auctioned at Sotheby's, New York, November 4th 1981
  6. Jacques and Nastasha Gelman, Mexico

Exhibitions

  1. 1929, París, Galerie Goemans, Dalí, 20/11/1929 - 05/12/1929, cat. no. 2
  2. 1931, Paris, Pierre Colle, Exposition Salvador Dalí, 03/06/1931 - 15/06/1931, cat. no. 5
  3. 1938, Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, The Painters of Still Life, 25/01/1938 - 15/02/1938, cat. no. 35
  4. 1941, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 19/11/1941 - 11/01/1942, cat. no. 5
  5. 1942, Indianapolis, The John Herron Art Institute (Indianapolis Museum of Art), [Exhibition of paintings by Salvador Dali], 05/04/1942 - 04/05/1942, cat. no. 5
  6. 1953, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Fiesta Exhibition Picasso, Gris, Miro, Dali, 14/08/1953 - 30/08/1953, cat. no. 55
  7. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 245
  8. 1967, New York, Knoedler Gallery, Space and dream, 05/12/1967 - 29/12/1967, no reference
  9. 1968, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Dada, surrealism, and their heritage, 27/03/1968 - 09/06/1968, cat. no. 58
  10. 1970, Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Dalí, 21/11/1970 - 10/01/1971, cat. no. 11
  11. 1991, Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, André Breton, la beauté convulsive, 25/04/1991 - 26/08/1991, no reference
  12. 1994, London, Hayward Gallery, Salvador Dalí: the early years, 03/03/1994 - 30/05/1994, cat. no. 116
  13. 2001, London, Tate Modern, Surrealism desire unbound, 20/09/2001 - 01/01/2002, il. 2
  14. 2004, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, Dalí, 12/09/2004 - 16/01/2005, cat. no. 69
  15. 2006, Cleveland, Ohio. USA, Cleveland Museum of Art, Barcelona and Modernity: Picasso, Gaudí, Miró, Dalí, 15/10/2006 - 07/01/2007, cat. no. 7:33
  16. 2007, Nueva York, NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Barcelona and Modernity: Picasso, Gaudí, Miró, Dalí, 07/03/2007 - 03/06/2007, cat. no. 7:33
  17. 2007, London, Tate Modern, Dalí & Film, 01/06/2007 - 09/09/2007, il. 35
  18. 2018, Dallas, Meadows Museum, SMU, Dalí: Poetics of the Small, 1929-1936, 09/09/2018 - 09/12/2018, cat. no. 1

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