La mémoire de la femme-enfant (Memory of the Child-Woman)

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

Cat. no. P 287

La mémoire de la femme-enfant (Memory of the Child-Woman)

Description

Date:
1932
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
99 x 120.65 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower right: a Gala Eluard Salvador Dali 1932
Inscriptions:
Inscribed at the base of the bust, in the medal: GILLAUME TELL
Inscribed upper center: ma mere ma mere / ma mere ma mere / ma mere ma mere / ma mere ma mere / ma mere ma mare / Fantaisies Diurnes
Inscribed upper center: Le grand [...] [...] / Le grand Masturbateur / Guillaume Tell / olivette / olivette / olivette / concretion nostalgique d'une cle
Location:
The Dali Museum, St. Petersburg (Florida)

Provenance

  1. Georges F. Keller
  2. E. and A. Reynolds Morse, Cleveland (Ohio)

Observations

Although this work was exhibited for the first time with the title "L'homme fleur" in 1939, we have retained the first title, which appears in René Crevel's "Dalí ou l'antiobscurantisme", published in 1931.

Exhibitions

  1. 1939, Melbourne, Lower Town Hall, Exhibition of French and British Contemporary Art, 16/10/1939 - 01/11/1939, cat. no. 27
  2. 1939, Sidney, David Jones's Art Gallery, Exhibition of French and British Contemporary Art, 20/11/1939 - 16/12/1939, cat. no. 27
  3. 1939, Adelaide, National Art Gallery of South Australia, Exhibition of French and British Contemporary Art, 21/08/1939 - 17/09/1939, cat. no. 27
  4. 1940, Sydney, National Art Gallery of New South Wales, [Exhibition of French and British Contemporary Art], January - June 1940
  5. 1940, Sydney, National Gallery of New South Wales, Exhibition of Continental Art, 01/11/1940 - 31/12/1940
  6. 1943, Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, [Exhibition of French and British Contemporary Art], december 1943
  7. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 44
  8. 1998, Liverpool, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Salvador Dalí: a mythology, 21/10/1998 - 31/01/1999, cat. no. 17
  9. 1999, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Dali exhibition 1999, 28/08/1999 - 24/10/1999, cat. no. 22
  10. 2006, Tokio, Ueno Royal Museum, Salvador Dali centennial retrospective, 23/09/2006 - 04/01/2007, cat. no. 16
  11. 2007, Osaka, Suntory Museum, Dalí multifaceted : centenary exhibition, 08/03/2007 - 06/05/2007, cat. no. 11
  12. 2009, Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, Salvador Dalí : liquid desire, 13/06/2009 - 04/10/2009, no reference

Bibliography

  1. René Crevel, Dalí ou l'anti-obscurantisme, Éditions Surréalistes, Paris, 1931, il VII
  2. Les arts a Paris, Paul Guillaume, Paris, 1933, p. 15
  3. Rafael Benet, "Els tres camins de l'art figuratiu", Mirador, 12/01/1933, s. l., p. 7
  4. Salvador Dalí, La Conquête de l'irrationnel, Éditions Surréalistes, Paris, 1935, il. 9
  5. "Town hall transformed Art Gallery", Herald, 14/10/1939, s. l., (indirect image)
  6. Salvador Dalí, Vida secreta de Salvador Dalí, Poseidón, Buenos Aires, 1944, il. 8
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