A couple with their heads full of clouds

Couple with Their Heads Full of Clouds

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

Cat. no. P 443

A couple with their heads full of clouds

Couple with Their Heads Full of Clouds

Description

Date:
1936
Technique:
Oil on plywood panel
Dimensions:
Male figure: 92,5 x 69,5 cm
Female figure: 82,5 x 62,5 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower left (male figure): Gala Salvador Dali 1936
Signed and dated lower left (female figure): Gala Salvador Dali 1936
Location:
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Provenance

  1. Edward James
  2. Edward James Foundation, West Dean, Chichester

Exhibitions

  1. 1936, London, Alex, Reid & Lefevre, Ltd., Salvador Dali, 01/06/1936 - 31/07/1936, cat. no. 8 & 9
  2. 1936, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Souvenir - Catalogue, 10/12/1936 - 09/01/1937, cat. no. 13
  3. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 58
  4. 1970, Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Dalí, 21/11/1970 - 10/01/1971, cat. no. 43
  5. 1979, Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Salvador Dalí: rétrospective, 1920-1980, 18/12/1979 - 21/04/1980, cat. no. 222
  6. 1985, Charleroi, Palais des Beaux Arts, Picasso, Miró, Dalí : évocations d'Espagne, 26/09/1985 - 22/12/1985, cat. no. 22
  7. 1998, Liverpool, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Salvador Dalí: a mythology, 21/10/1998 - 31/01/1999, cat. no. 31
  8. 1998, Brighton, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, A surreal life: Edward James, 1907-1984, 25/04/1998 - 26/07/1998, cat. no. 141
  9. 2004, Barcelona, CaixaForum, Dalí. Cultura de masses, 05/02/2004 - 23/05/2004, cat. no. 74
  10. 2006, Köln, Museum Ludwig, Salvador Dalí : La gare de Perpignan - Pop, Op, Yes-yes, Pompier, 18/03/2006 - 25/06/2006, cat. no. 49
  11. 2012, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Dalí, 21/11/2012 - 25/03/2013, p. 179

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