His Excellency Don Juan Cardenas, Spanish Ambassador

Portrait of Juan Cárdenas

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

Cat. no. P 571

His Excellency Don Juan Cardenas, Spanish Ambassador

Portrait of Juan Cárdenas

Description

Date:
c. 1943
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61.3 x 50.8 cm
Signature:
Unsigned and undated
Location:
Private collection

Provenance

  1. Juan Cárdenas

Observations

According to documentation at our disposal, this work was exhibited unfinished at the exhibition in the Julien Levy Gallery in New York from 22 April to 20 May 1941, which subsequently travelled to Chicago and Los Angeles, under the title "Sketch for the Portrait of His Excellency Don Juan Cardenas, Spanish Ambassador".

Exhibitions

  1. 1941, Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Salvador Dali, 23/05/1941 - 14/06/1941, cat. no. 26
  2. 1941, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Salvador Dalí, 22/04/1941 - 20/05/1941, cat. no. 22
  3. 1941, Los Angeles, Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Salvador Dalí, 10/09/1941 - 05/10/1941, cat. no. 21
  4. 1943, New York, Galleries of M. Knoedler, Dalí, 14/04/1943 - 05/05/1943, cat. no. 10a
  5. 1947, Buenos Aires, Exposición de arte español contemporáneo : pintura y escultura, 01/01/1947 - 31/12/1947, cat. no. 110
  6. 1969, Bruxelles, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Le Portrait Espagnol du Espagnol du XIVe au XIXe siècle, 14/11/1969 - 11/01/1970, no reference

Bibliography

  1. Dalí : april 14 to may 5, 1943, Galleries of M. Knoedler, New York, 1943, il. 10a
  2. "One Way to Sell Books", As America Sees Britannica' S Paintings, 31/12/1945, s. l., p. 19
  3. Exposición de arte español contemporáneo : pintura y escultura, [s. n.], Buenos Aires, 1947, p. 15
  4. "6 de los 11, en tecnicolor", Mundo Hispánico, 30/04/1950, Madrid, n. p.
  5. El Alma de España, Herederos de D. Manuel Herrera Oria, Madrid, 1951, between pp. 54-55
  6. Salvador Dalí, "Genio y figura de la pintura española", El Alma de España, 31/12/1951, Madrid, between pp. 55-56 (detail)
  7. Le portrait Espagnol du XIV au XIX siècle, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Brussel·les, 1969-1970, n. p.
  8. Françoise Laot, "Le rendez-vous royal de Bruxelles", Point de Vue : images du monde, 12/12/1969, Paris, p. 15 (indirect image)
  9. Paul Moorhouse, Dalí, Magna Books, Wigston [Anglaterra], 1990, p. 25
  10. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 360
  11. Jessica Hodge, Salvador Dali, Barnes & Noble, New York, 1994, p. 11
  12. Dalí. Arquitectura, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí | Fundació Caixa de Catalunya, [Figueres] | [Barcelona], 1996, p. 139
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  14. Les Essentiels de l'art Dalí, Ludion, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 237
  15. The Portable Dalí, Universe, New York, 2003, p. 237
  16. The Dalí renaissance : new perspectives on his life and art after 1940, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 2008, p. 131
  17. Gabriel Montua, Dalís 20. Jahrhundert : die westliche Kunst zwischen Politik, Markt und Medien, De Gruyter, Boston | Berlin, 2015, p. 235 (detail), il. XXVI
  18. Manuel Sánchez Camargo, Historia de la academia breve de crítica de arte. Homenaje a Eugenio d'Ors, [S.n.], [S.l.], [s.d.], between pp. 88-89

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