Honey is sweeter than blood

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

Cat. no. P 542

Honey is sweeter than blood

Description

Date:
1941
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
49.5 x 60 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower right: Gala Salvador Dalí 1941
Location:
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Tremaine, 1949 (California)

Provenance

  1. Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles
  2. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. K. W. Tremaine

Exhibitions

  1. 1941, Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Salvador Dali, 23/05/1941 - 14/06/1941, cat. no. 19
  2. 1941, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Salvador Dalí, 22/04/1941 - 20/05/1941, cat. no. 19
  3. 1941, Los Angeles, Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Salvador Dalí, 10/09/1941 - 05/10/1941, cat. no. 12
  4. 1953, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Fiesta Exhibition Picasso, Gris, Miro, Dali, 14/08/1953 - 30/08/1953, cat. no. 63
  5. 1964, Hollywood Boulevard, Municipal Art Gallery, An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Salvador Dalí, 20/11/1964 - 20/12/1964, cat. no. 4
  6. 1966, Santa Barbara, The Art Gallery-University of California, Surrealism, a state of mind : 1924-1965, 26/02/1966 - 27/03/1966, cat. no. 6
  7. 1969, San Diego, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego & Putnam Foundation, Timken Gallery Balboa Park, Modern masters of Spain painting : legacy of Spain, XXth century, 02/01/1969 - 04/03/1969, no reference
  8. 1982, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art, Rétrospective Salvador Dalí 1982, 11/06/1982 - 11/07/1982, cat. no. 15
  9. 1989, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, 13/05/1989 - 23/07/1989, cat. no. 221
  10. 1997, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Exiles + emigrés : the flights of european artists from Hitler, 23/02/1997 - 11/04/1997, cat. no. 26
  11. 1999, Madrid, Fundación Caja Madrid, Tránsitos : artistas españoles antes y después de la guerra civil, 01/10/1999 - 31/10/1999, p. 219
  12. 2010, Atlanta, High Museum of Art, Salvador Dalí: The late work, 07/07/2010 - 09/02/2011, cat. no. 8

Bibliography

  1. Fiesta exhibition 1953 : Picasso, Gris, Miró, Dalí, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, 1953, n. p.
  2. Catalog of works by Salvador Dalí in public museum collections, The Reynolds-Morse Foundation, Cleveland [Ohio], 1956, p. 29
  3. Dalí [An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Salvador Dalí], Municipal Art Gallery, Hollywood Boulevard, (1964), n. p.
  4. Surrealism, a state of mind : 1924-1965, The Art Gallery - University of California, Santa Barbara, 1966, n. p.
  5. Surrealism: a state of mind, 1924-1965, Arno, Worldwide, [New York], 1966, il. 6 (detail)
  6. Modern masters of Spain painting : legacy of Spain, XXth century, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego & Putnam Foundation, Timken Gallery Balboa Park, San Diego, 1969, n. p.
  7. Salvador Dalí : a guide to his works in public museums, The Dali Museum, Cleveland [Ohio], 1973, p. [58]
  8. Rétrospective Salvador Dalí 1982, Edition Art Life, [S.l.], 1982, cat. no. 15
  9. Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, Gerd Hatje, Stuttgart, 1989, p. 285
  10. A. Reynolds Morse, Dali's animal crackers, Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1993, p. 51 (detail)
  11. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 346
  12. Marco Di Capua, Dalí, Librairie Gründ, Paris, 1994, p. 210
  13. Exiles + emigrés : the flights of european artists from Hitler, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1997, p. 152
  14. Tránsitos : artistas españoles antes y después de la guerra civil, Fundación Caja Madrid, Madrid, 1999, p. 219
  15. Salvador Dalí, Parkstone, England, 1999, p. 130-131, cover (detail), p. 129 (detail)
  16. Tránsitos : artistas españoles antes y después de la guerra civil, Fundación Caja Madrid - Sala de las Alhajas, Madrid, 1999/2000, n. p.
  17. Marco Di Capua, Salvador Dalí : la vita e l'opera, Mondadori Electa, Milano, 2002, p. 210
  18. Les Essentiels de l'art Dalí, Ludion, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 226
  19. The Portable Dalí, Universe, New York, 2003, p. 226
  20. Lluís Llongueras, Todo Dalí : vida y obra del personaje más genial y espectacular del siglo XX, Generalitat de Catalunya, [Barcelona], 2003, p. LXX
  21. Surrealism USA, National Academy Museum, New York, Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany, 2005, p. 113
  22. Dalís medienspiele: falsche fährten und paranoische selbstinszenierungen in den künsten, Transcript, Bielefeld, 2007, p. 143
  23. Salvador Dalí : the late work, High Museum of Art, Yale University Press, Atlanta, New Haven and London, 2010, p. 65
  24. Dalí un artista un genio, Skira, Milano, 2012, p. 148
  25. José Jiménez, Dawn Ades, Georges Sebbag, El Surrealismo y el sueño, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 2013, p. 183
  26. Dalí: Il sogno del Classico, Skira, Milano, 2016, p. 18

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