Group of women imitating the gestures of a schooner

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2011

Cat. no. P 495

Group of women imitating the gestures of a schooner

Description

Date:
1940
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
54 x 65 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower left corner: Gala Salvador Dalí 1940
Location:
Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres

Provenance

  1. Mrs. Harold F. McCormick, Chicago (Illinois)
  2. Raymond Milo, New York
  3. Auctioned at Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, March 10th, 1971
  4. Galleria Internazionale, Milano
  5. Robert C. Guccione collection
  6. Auctioned at Sotheby's, New York, November 5th, 2002

Exhibitions

  1. 1941, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 19/11/1941 - 11/01/1942, cat. no. 45
  2. 1941, Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Salvador Dali, 23/05/1941 - 14/06/1941, cat. no. 6
  3. 1941, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Salvador Dalí, 22/04/1941 - 20/05/1941, cat. no. 6
  4. 1941, Los Angeles, Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Salvador Dalí, 10/09/1941 - 05/10/1941, cat. no. 5
  5. 1971, Torino, Galleria Gissi, Le sillabe mute dell'immaginazione, December 1971, cat. no. 5
  6. 1972, Munich, Haus der Kunst, Der Surrealismus, 1922-1942, 11/03/1972 - 07/05/1972, cat. no. 93
  7. 1981, Milano, Palazzo della Permanente, Luoghi del silenzio imparziale : labirinto contemporaneo, 01/06/1981 - 31/08/1981, no reference
  8. 2007, Osaka, Suntory Museum, Dalí multifaceted : centenary exhibition, 08/03/2007 - 06/05/2007, cat. no. 23

Bibliography

  1. James Thrall Soby, Salvador Dalí, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1941, p. 72
  2. Rosamund Frost, Contemporary art : the march of art from Cézanne until now, Crown, New York, 1942, p. 162
  3. [Dali:« Women Imitating the Gestures of a Schooner» (il.)], Art News, 01/08/1945, New York, p. 19
  4. S. J. Woolf, "Is It Art or Double Talk?", The New York Times Magazine, 14/04/1946, New York, p. 22
  5. A. Oriol Anguera, Mentira y verdad de Salvador Dalí, Cobalto, Barcelona, 1948, p. XXVIII
  6. Carlos Cid Priego, Superrealismo de ayer y hoy, Deyh Ediciones, Barcelona, 1951, p. [118]
  7. A. Reynolds Morse, Michel Tapié, Dalí: a study of his life and work, New York graphic Society, Greenwich [Connecticut], 1958, p. 54
  8. José Angelo Gaiarsa, Respiraçao e imaginaçao, Jose Angelo Gaiarsa, Sao Paulo, 1971, p. 39 (detail), p. 92 (detail)
  9. Le Sillabe mute dell'immaginazione, Galleria Gissi, Torino, 1971, il. 5
  10. Patrick Waldberg, Ingrid Krause, Der Surrealismus, 1922-1942, Haus der Kunst | Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Munich | Paris, 1972, cat. no. 93
  11. Luoghi del silenzio imparziale : labirinto contemporaneo, Feltrinelli, Milano, 1981, n. p.
  12. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 333
  13. Adquisicions de la Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí de 1991 a 2006 = Adqusiciones de la Fundación Gala-Salvador Dalí de 1991 a 2006 = Acquisition of the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation from 1991 to 2006, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2006, cover (detail), il. 138
  14. Dalí multifaceted : centenary exhibition, The Chunichi Shimbun, [S. l.], 2007, p. 69
  15. Montse Aguer i Teixidor, Los tesoros de Salvador Dalí, Librería Universitaria, Barcelona, 2009, p. 55
  16. Media - Dalí, K11 Art Foundation | Shanghai Culture Publishing House, Shanghai, 2015, p. 212

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