The Knight of Death

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2007

Cat. no. P 396

The Knight of Death

Description

Date:
c. 1934
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
65 x 54 cm
Signature:
Signed lower right corner at a later date: Dalí
Location:
Private collection

Provenance

  1. Galerie d'Art Moderne, Basel
  2. Erica Olivetti Bin collection, Torino
  3. André François Petit, Paris
  4. Private collection, New York
  5. Private collection, Chicago (Illinois)
  6. Private collection

Observations

Although this painting is traditionally considered from 1935, the iconographic elements correspond to the ones in paintings from 1934. For this reason the artwork has been moved to the 1934 period.

Exhibitions

  1. 1967, Torino, Galleria Civica d'Art Moderna, Le Muse inquietanti : maestri del surrealismo, November 1967 - January 1968, cat. no. 228
  2. 1970, Paris, Galerie André François Petit, Salvador Dalí : oeuvres anciennes, 01/11/1970 - 31/12/1970, cat. no. 33
  3. 1979, Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Salvador Dalí: rétrospective, 1920-1980, 18/12/1979 - 21/04/1980, cat. no. 148
  4. 1983, Barcelona, Palau Reial de Pedralbes, 400 obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, 10/06/1983 - 31/07/1983, cat. no. 155
  5. 1989, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, 13/05/1989 - 23/07/1989, cat. no. 121
  6. 1999, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Surrealism: two private eyes, the Nesuhi Ertegun and Daniel Filipacchi collections, 04/06/1999 - 12/09/1999, cat. no. 56

Bibliography

  1. Dalí, Les Éditions du Chêne, Paris, 1957, il. IV
  2. A. Reynolds Morse, Michel Tapié, Dalí: a study of his life and work, New York graphic Society, Greenwich [Connecticut], 1958, p. 47
  3. Paul H. Walton, Dali, Miró, Tudor Publishing Company, New York, 1967, il. 17
  4. Luigi Carluccio, Le Muse inquietanti : maestri del surrealismo, Amici Arte Contemporanea | Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Torino | Torino, [1967], p. 168
  5. Salvador Dalí : oeuvres anciennes, Galerie André François Petit, Paris, [1970], il. 33
  6. Salvador Dali : La Gare de Perpignan accompagnée d'une petite rétrospective, Galerie André-François Petit, Paris, [1977], n. p.
  7. Salvador Dali : La Gare de Perpignan accompagnée d'une petite rétrospective, Galerie André-François Petit, Paris, [1977], n. p.
  8. Jean Saucet, "Dali - «Je suis le pompier de la peinture moderne»", Paris Match, 09/12/1977, Paris, n. p.
  9. Salvador Dalí: rétrospective, 1920-1980, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art moderne, Paris, 1979, p. 207
  10. Hommage à Dalí, Vilo, Paris, 1980, p. 120
  11. Josep Pla, Salvador Dalí (il.), Obres de museu, DASA, Figueres, 1981, p. 63
  12. Ignacio Gómez de Liaño, Dalí, Polígrafa, Barcelona, 1983, il. 63
  13. 400 obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, Obra Cultural de la Caixa de Pensions, [Madrid], 1983, p. 115
  14. Salvador Dalí, The Tragic myth of Millet's Angelus, The Salvador Dali Museum, St Petersburg, 1986, p. 194
  15. Josep Vallès i Rovira, Dalí delit Empordà, Carles Vallès, Figueres, 1987, p. 108
  16. Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, Gerd Hatje, Stuttgart, 1989, p. 161
  17. Jaume Socias Palau, "Fin y comienzo de Salvador Dalí", Goya, Revista de Arte, 01/02/1989, Madrid, p. 218
  18. René Passeron, Salvador Dalí, Ars Mundi, [S.l.], 1990, p. 69
  19. Luis Romero, PsicoDálico Dalí, Mediterranea, Barcelona, 1991, p. 102
  20. A. Reynolds Morse, Dali's animal crackers, Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1993, p. 139
  21. Dalí, Cercle d'Art, Paris, 1994, il. 32
  22. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 241
  23. Salvador Dalí, Polígrafa, Barcelona, 1994, il. 32
  24. Marco Di Capua, Dalí, Librairie Gründ, Paris, 1994, p. 170
  25. Ralf Schiebler, Dalí : genius, obsession and lust, Prestel, Munich - New York, 1996, p. 58 (detail)
  26. Salvador Dalí, Parkstone, England, 1999, p. 85
  27. Surrealism: two private eyes, the Nesuhi Ertegun and Daniel Filipacchi collections, Guggenheim Museum Publications, New York, 1999, p. 111
  28. Les Essentiels de l'art Dalí, Ludion, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 157
  29. The Portable Dalí, Universe, New York, 2003, p. 157
  30. Dalí, Unidad Editorial, [S. l.], 2005, p. 133
  31. Ralf Schiebler, Dalí : the reality of dreams, Prestel, Munich | London | New York, 2011, p. 58 (detail)
  32. Begoña Souviron López, Dalí en el contexto cultural centroeuropeo, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, 2014, p. 57 (detail)

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