The cut end of Van Gogh's ear dematerializing itself from its frightful existentialism and pi-mesonically exploding in the dazzlement of Raphael's Sistine Madonna

Cosmic Madonna

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

Cat. no. P 746

The cut end of Van Gogh's ear dematerializing itself from its frightful existentialism and pi-mesonically exploding in the dazzlement of Raphael's Sistine Madonna

Cosmic Madonna

Description

Date:
c. 1958
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
152.5 x 91.5 cm
Signature:
Signed lower right: Dalí
Inscriptions:
Signed and inscribed lowe left: "GALA Salvador Dalí, New York, january 19[...]"
Location:
Private collection

Provenance

  1. Carstairs Gallery, New York
  2. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ward Jr., Memphis
  3. Wally Findlay Gallery, New York
  4. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Glass, Miami Beach
  5. Mrs. Abilia Glass, Miami Beach

Exhibitions

  1. 1958, New York, Carstairs Gallery, Salvador Dali, December 1958 - January 1959, cat. no. 3
  2. 1960, New York, The Finch College Art Gallery and Museum, Paintings, drawings and watercolors of Salvador Dali, 23/05/1960 - 18/06/1960, cat. no. 20
  3. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 149

Bibliography

  1. Manuel Jiménez Quilez, "Dali (tranquilo) en su rincón de Port lligat", Gaceta Ilustrada, 14/09/1957, Madrid, n. p. (detail) (indirect image)
  2. Anne Bolt, "Dali at home", The Tatler, 06/08/1958, London, p. 236 (indirect image)
  3. Miguel Utrillo, "Dalí en zig-zag", Blanco y Negro, 10/01/1959, Madrid, n. p. (detail)
  4. Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, The Foundation for Modern Art, New York, 1965, p. 132
  5. "The Madonna of Raphael", Oklahoma Journal, 12/11/1965, Oklahoma City, Okla., n. p.
  6. Jane Gregory, "Doctor Doesmuch For Latin", Sun Times, 04/10/1967, Chicago, Ill., n. p.
  7. G. B., "On the cover-Salvador Dali.", Art Voices, 21/12/1967, New York, p. 5 (indirect image)
  8. Guillaume Cousin, "«La télévision tactile est pour demain»", Micro et Camera, 31/01/1969, Paris, p. 6 (detail) (indirect image)
  9. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 512
  10. Von Matisse bis Dalí : Das Legat Georges F. Keller an das Kunstmuseum Bern = De Matisse à Dalí : le legs Georges F. Keller au Musée des beaux-arts de Berne, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, 1998, p. 46 (indirect image)
  11. Dalí par Robert Descharnes, Ajuntament de Cadaqués | Museu de Cadaqués, Cadaqués, 2007, p. 41 (indirect image)
  12. Salvador Dalí : the late work, High Museum of Art | Yale University Press, Atlanta | New Haven and London, 2010, p. 35
  13. Dalí atómico, Fundación Bancaria "la Caixa", [Barcelona], 2018, p. 157

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