Untitled

Hairy Venus that, like a Spring, Nurses a Cupid
After “Aphrodite” by Scopas

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2017
© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2017
image 2

Cat. no. P 1114

Untitled

Hairy Venus that, like a Spring, Nurses a Cupid
After “Aphrodite” by Scopas

Description

Date:
c. 1976
Technique:
Oil on plywood panel
Dimensions:
201.5 x 122 cm
Signature:
Unsigned and undated
Location:
Town Hall of Figueres, on permanent deposit at the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres

Provenance

  1. Artist's collection

Observations

According to the personal testimony of Antoni Pitxot, Director of the Dalí Theatre-Museum until 2015, in making this painting Dalí had in mind the specific space in which it was to be placed, in the Mae West Room of the Dalí Theatre-Museum (image 2).

Bibliography

  1. Dalí capital de Figueres, Ajuntament de Figueres, Figueres, 1984, il. 282
  2. Antoni Pitxot, Montse Aguer i Teixidor, Teatre-Museu Dalí de Figueres, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí | Triangle Postals, [Figueres] | Sant Lluís, Menorca, 2005, p. 88 (indirect image)
  3. Antoni Pitxot, Montse Aguer i Teixidor, Teatre-Museu Dalí. Figueres, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí | Triangle Postals, [Figueres] | Sant Lluís, Menorca, 2016, p. 116 (indirect image)

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