Le Morceau de Liège (The Piece of Cork)

Study for "The Madonna of Portlligat"

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

Cat. no. P 659

Le Morceau de Liège (The Piece of Cork)

Study for "The Madonna of Portlligat"

Description

Date:
1950
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
63.5 x 53.5 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower right: Dali / 1950
Location:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Dalí bequest

Provenance

  1. Artist's collection

Observations

*Although the “I Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte” (1st Biennial of Latin American Art) was held in Barcelona in March 1952, we know that Dalí’s works were exhibited for the longer period of time we have indicated in the Exhibitions section.

Exhibitions

  1. 1951, London, The Lefevre Gallery, Dalí, December 1951, cat. no. 2
  2. 1952, Barcelona, Museo de Arte Moderno, I Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte *, March 1952, cat. no. 2
  3. 1952, Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Phantastische Kunst des XX.Jahrhunderts, 30/08/1952 - 05/10/1952, cat. no. 68
  4. 1964, Tokyo, Tokyo Prince Hotel Gallery, Salvador Dalí : exhibition - Japan 1964, 08/09/1964 - 18/10/1964, cat. no. 44
  5. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 127
  6. 1983, Barcelona, Palau Reial de Pedralbes, 400 obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, 10/06/1983 - 31/07/1983, cat. no. 330
  7. 1983, Madrid, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, 400 obras de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, 15/04/1983 - 29/05/1983, cat. no. 330
  8. 1984, Ferrara, Palazzo dei Diamanti, I Dalì di Salvador Dalì, 01/07/1984 - 30/09/1984, cat. no. 28
  9. 1990, México, D. F., Centro Cultural / Arte contemporáneo, Los Dalís de Dalí: colección del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 01/11/1990 - 31/01/1991, cat. no. 27
  10. 1999, Santander, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Españoles en París : Blanchard, Dalí, Gargallo, González, Gris, Miró, Picasso, 27/07/1999 - 12/09/1999, p. 83

Bibliography

  1. Salvador Dalí : exhibition - Japan 1964, Mainichi Newspaper, Tokyo, 1964, p. 86
  2. Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, The Foundation for Modern Art, New York, 1965, p. 110
  3. Salvador Dalí, Los Vinos de Gala, Galaxis, [Paris], 1977, p. 26
  4. 400 obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, Obra Cultural de la Caixa de Pensions, [Madrid], 1983, p. 189
  5. I Dalì di Salvador Dalì, Gianni Tassinari, Ferrara, 1984, p. 143
  6. Dalí, Sarpe, Madrid, 1984, il. 45, p. 92
  7. Robert Descharnes, Dalí : la obra y el hombre, Tusquets, Edita, Barcelona, Lausanne, 1984, p. 324
  8. Los Dalís de Dalí: colección del museo nacional centro de arte reina Sofía, Centro cultural, Arte contemporaneo, México D. F., 1990, p. 125
  9. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 441
  10. Laura Mercader, Martí Peran, Natalia Bravo, Eugenio d'Ors del arte a la letra, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, [Madrid], 1997, p. 118
  11. Españoles en París : Blanchard, Dalí, Gargallo, González, Gris, Miró, Picasso, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Fundación Marcelino Botín, [Madrid], Santander, 1999, p. 83
  12. La Sombra, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Fundación Caja Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, 2009, p. 194

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