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After “The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel (God's hand)

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2017
© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2017
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Cat. no. P 1117

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After “The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel (God's hand)

Description

Date:
c. 1977
Technique:
Oil on plywood panel
Dimensions:
133 x 240 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

In the most scenographic part of his Theatre-Museum, Dalí makes reference to Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel (entries 1116, 1117 i 1118). He commented on this in an interview with Joaquín Soler Serrano for the television programme "A fondo", broadcast on 27/11/1977 (image 2)

Bibliography

  1. Salvador Dalí, "Il messaggero degli dei", Harper's Bazaar, 01/1982, Milano, n. p. (indirect image)
  2. Robert Descharnes, Dalí : la obra y el hombre, Tusquets / Edita, Barcelona / Lausanne, 1984, p. 402 (indirect image) (detail)
  3. Dalí capital de Figueres, Ajuntament de Figueres, Figueres, 1984, il. 391
  4. Festival Internacional del Circ Castell de Figueres, Circus Art Foundation, Figueres, 2012, p. 29 (indirect image)
  5. Dalí: Il sogno del Classico, Skira, Milano, 2016, p. 46 (indirect image), p. 53 (indirect image), p. 55
  6. Antoni Pitxot, Montse Aguer i Teixidor, Teatre-Museu Dalí. Figueres, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí | Triangle Postals, [Figueres] | Sant Lluís, Menorca, 2016, p. 9, p. 52 (indirect image), p. 54-55 (indirect image), p. 68 (indirect image), p. 69 (indirect image)

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