Feminine head which has the form of a battle

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

Cat. no. P 436

Feminine head which has the form of a battle

Description

Date:
1936
Technique:
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions:
10.2 x 12.7 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower right corner: Gala Salvador Dali / 1936
Location:
Private collection

Provenance

  1. Edward James
  2. Edward James Foundation, West Dean, Chichester
  3. Auctioned at Christie's, London, March 3rd, 1981

Exhibitions

  1. 1936, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Souvenir - Catalogue, 10/12/1936 - 09/01/1937, cat. no. 9
  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. 51
  4. 1971, London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Dali Art-in-Jewels Exhibition & Paintings, 08/06/1971 - 10/07/1971, cat. no. 8
  5. 1979, Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Salvador Dalí: rétrospective, 1920-1980, 18/12/1979 - 21/04/1980, cat. no. 215
  6. 1989, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, 13/05/1989 - 23/07/1989, cat. no. 193
  7. 1989, Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dali, 16/12/1989 - 11/03/1990, cat. no. 30
  8. 2002, París, Centre Pompidou, La Révolution surréaliste, 06/03/2002 - 24/06/2002, no reference

Bibliography

  1. Dalí, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1970, il. 51
  2. Dalí: Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Objekte, Schmuck, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, 1971, p. 120
  3. Salvador Dali : bruikleen uit collectie Edward F. W. James, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1972, p. 9
  4. Salvador Dalí, Les Vins de Gala, Draeger, Paris, 1977, p. 234-235 (detail)
  5. Salvador Dalí: rétrospective, 1920-1980, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art moderne, Paris, 1979, p. 282
  6. Twenty-eight works from the Edward James collection, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 1981, p. 40
  7. Jaime Balleste, "No se cedió un Picasso, pujado hasta 232 millones", Abc, 11/04/1985, Madrid, p. 109
  8. Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, Gerd Hatje, Stuttgart, 1989, p. 244
  9. Louisiana revy, [Louisiana Revy], Humlebaek, 1989, p. 30
  10. A. Reynolds Morse, Dali's animal crackers, Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1993, p. 148
  11. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 269
  12. Surrealismus 1914 - 1944 : Dalí, Max Ernst, Magritte, Miró, Picasso..., K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen | Hatje Cantz, Düsseldorf | Ostfildern-Ruit, 2002, p. 269
  13. Les Essentiels de l'art Dalí, Ludion, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 170
  14. The Portable Dalí, Universe, New York, 2003, p. 170
  15. Angela Wenzel, The Mad, mad, mad world of Salvador Dali, Prestel, Munich, 2007, p. 23
  16. Une image peut en cacher une autre : Arcimboldo, Dali, Raetz, Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, 2009, p. 252

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