The fossil automobile of Cape Creus

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

Cat. no. P 409

The fossil automobile of Cape Creus

Description

Date:
1936
Technique:
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions:
31 x 37 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower right: Gala Salvador Dali 1936
Location:
Nahmad collection, Switzerland

Provenance

  1. Edward James
  2. Auctioned at Christie, Manson & Woods, London, March 30th, 1981
  3. Private collection
  4. Auctioned at Christie's, London, February 7th, 2012

Exhibitions

  1. 1936, London, Alex, Reid & Lefevre, Ltd., Salvador Dali, 01/06/1936 - 31/07/1936, cat. no. 4
  2. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, addendum p. 4
  3. 1970, Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Dalí, 21/11/1970 - 10/01/1971, cat. no. 47
  4. 1971, London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Dali Art-in-Jewels Exhibition & Paintings, 08/06/1971 - 10/07/1971, cat. no. 4
  5. 1972, Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Salvador Dali : bruikleen uit collectie Edward F. W. James, July - September 1972, cat. no. 6
  6. 1989, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, 13/05/1989 - 23/07/1989, cat. no. 133
  7. 2012, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Dalí, 21/11/2012 - 25/03/2013, p. 198
  8. 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. 198

Bibliography

  1. Max Gérard, Dalí de Draeger, Blume, Barcelona, 1968, il. 68
  2. Dalí, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1970, il. 47
  3. Dalí: Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Objekte, Schmuck, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, 1971, p. 116
  4. Salvador Dali : bruikleen uit collectie Edward F. W. James, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1972, p. 10
  5. Salvador Dalí : a guide to his works in public museums, The Dali Museum, Cleveland [Ohio], 1973, p. [83]
  6. Luis Romero, Todo Dalí en un rostro, Blume, Barcelona | Madrid, 1975, p. 104
  7. Salvador Dalí: rétrospective, 1920-1980, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art moderne, Paris, 1979, p. 302
  8. Twenty-eight works from the Edward James collection, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 1981, p. 44
  9. Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, Gerd Hatje, Stuttgart, 1989, p. 173
  10. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 251
  11. Garaje : imágenes del automóvil en la pintura española del siglo XX, Fundación Eduardo Barreiros, [Madrid], 2000, p. 46
  12. Les Essentiels de l'art Dalí, Ludion, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 184
  13. The Portable Dalí, Universe, New York, 2003, p. 184
  14. Dalí un artista un genio, Skira, Milano, 2012, p. 65
  15. Dalí, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012, p. 198
  16. Begoña Souviron López, Dalí en el contexto cultural centroeuropeo, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, 2014, p. 53 (detail)
  17. Dali : poetics of the small, 1929-1936, Meadows Museum, Dallas, 2018, p. 144

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