The Flesh of the Décolleté of My Wife, Clothed, Outstripping Light at Full Speed

Portrait of Gala with Rhinocerontic Symptoms

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2014

Cat. no. P 680

The Flesh of the Décolleté of My Wife, Clothed, Outstripping Light at Full Speed

Portrait of Gala with Rhinocerontic Symptoms

Description

Date:
c. 1954
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
39 x 31.5 cm
Signature:
Unsigned and undated
Location:
Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres

Provenance

  1. Artist's collection

Observations

This work, entitled "The Flesh of the Décolleté of My Wife, Clothed, Outstripping Light at Full Speed", may be the picture Dalí presented as number 5 in the exhibition at the Carstairs Gallery in New York from 1 December 1954 to 30 January 1955.

Exhibitions

  1. 1954, New York City, Carstairs Gallery, Dali 1954, December 1954 - January 1955, cat. no. 5
  2. 1964, Tokyo, Tokyo Prince Hotel Gallery, Salvador Dalí : exhibition - Japan 1964, 08/09/1964 - 18/10/1964, cat. no. 48
  3. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 135
  4. 1983, Madrid, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, 400 obras de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, 15/04/1983 - 29/05/1983, cat. no. 366

Bibliography

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