Mary Magdalene

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

Cat. no. P 760

Mary Magdalene

Description

Date:
1960
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
62 x 62 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower right corner: Dalí / 1960
Location:
Private collection

Provenance

  1. Carstairs Gallery, New York
  2. Private collection
  3. Auctioned at Sotheby's, New York, October 23rd, 1974
  4. Private collection
  5. Auctioned at Christie's, London, December 9th, 1998
  6. Private collection
  7. Auctioned at Christie's, London, February 4th, 2008

Observations

We have entitled this work "Mary Magdalene", in the belief that this is the picture Dalí presented as number 8 in the exhibition at the Carstairs Gallery in New York during the months of December 1960 and January 1961.

Exhibitions

  1. 1960, New York, Carstairs Gallery, Salvador Dali, December 1960 - January 1961, cat. no. 8

Bibliography

  1. Luis Romero, Josep Postius (il.), Aquel Dalí, Argos Vergara, Barcelona, 1984, p. 64 (detail) (indirect image)
  2. The Worlds of Gaudi and Dalí: fantasies in Spain | Dalí: his magic of figures, Asahi Shimbun, [S.l.], 1990, p. 27
  3. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 525
  4. Dalí, Rizzoli, New York, 2005, p. 394
  5. Begoña Souviron López, Dalí en el contexto cultural centroeuropeo, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga, 2014, p. 39 (detail)

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