The man with the head of blue hortensias

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2007 USA: © Salvador Dalí Museum Inc., St. Petersburg, FL, 2007

Cat. no. P 415

The man with the head of blue hortensias

Description

Date:
1936
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
16.2 x 22 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower left: Gala Salvador Dali 1936
Location:
The Dali Museum, St. Petersburg (Florida)

Provenance

  1. Julien Levy Gallery, New York
  2. Mrs. R. N. Ducas
  3. Pierre Matisse Gallery
  4. E. and A. Reynolds Morse, Cleveland (Ohio)

Observations

Despite the correct English translation for hortensias is hydrangea, this painting is known by its original title: The Man with the Head of Blue Hortensias (sic).

Exhibitions

  1. 1936, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Souvenir - Catalogue, 10/12/1936 - 09/01/1937, cat. no. 7
  2. 1941, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 19/11/1941 - 11/01/1942, cat. no. 30
  3. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 76
  4. 1997, Tacoma, Washington, Tacoma Art Museum, Catalan masters of the 20th century, 19/01/1997 - 30/03/1997, p. 64
  5. 2007, Osaka, Suntory Museum, Dalí multifaceted : centenary exhibition, 08/03/2007 - 06/05/2007, cat. no. 18
  6. 2018, Dallas, Meadows Museum, SMU, Dalí: Poetics of the Small, 1929-1936, 09/09/2018 - 09/12/2018, cat. no. 21

Bibliography

  1. James Thrall Soby, Salvador Dalí, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941, p. 60
  2. André Breton, Paul Éluard, L'Immaculée Conception, Librairie Bon, Tokyo, [1947], p. 79
  3. Salvador Dalí, The IMS Press, Cleveland [Ohio], 1954, p. 15
  4. A. Reynolds Morse, Michel Tapié, Dalí: a study of his life and work, New York graphic Society, Greenwich [Connecticut], 1958, p. 41
  5. Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, The Foundation for Modern Art, New York, 1965, p. 79
  6. Ninety-three oils by Salvador Dalí : 1917-1970, The Salvador Dali Museum, Cleveland, 1973, p. 163
  7. Salvador Dalí ... a panorama of his art, The Salvador Dali Museum, Cleveland, 1974, p. 79, p. 163
  8. Jacques Dopagne, Dalí, Fernand Hazan, Paris, 1974, il. 61 (detail)
  9. Salvador Dalí, René Passeron, Salvador Dalí, Filipacchi, Paris, 1978, p. 93
  10. Salvador Dalí, selected works, Filipacchi, New York, 1979, p. 93
  11. Hommage à Dalí, Vilo, Paris, 1980, p. 124
  12. Sarane Alexandrian, Dalí, Fernand Hazan, Paris, 1985, il. 61 (detail)
  13. Dalí: the Salvador Dalí museum collection, Bulfinch, Boston. Toronto. London, 1991, il. 62
  14. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 257
  15. Catalan masters of the 20th century, Tacoma Art Museum | Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament de Cultura, Tacoma, Washington | Barcelona, 1996, p. 64
  16. Robert S. Lubar, The Salvador Dalí Museum collection, Bulfinch, Boston - New York - London, 2000, p. 105
  17. Les Essentiels de l'art Dalí, Ludion, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 193
  18. The Portable Dalí, Universe, New York, 2003, p. 193
  19. Dalí multifaceted : centenary exhibition, The Chunichi Shimbun, [S. l.], 2007, p. 59, p. 58 (detail)
  20. Dali : poetics of the small, 1929-1936, Meadows Museum, Dallas, 2018, p. 145, p. 151

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