Untitled

After “The Jester Don Sebastián de Morra” by Velázquez and Catastropheiform Writing

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

Cat. no. P 960

Untitled

After “The Jester Don Sebastián de Morra” by Velázquez and Catastropheiform Writing

Description

Date:
c. 1982
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
75 x 59.5 cm
Signature:
Unsigned and undated
Location:
Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres. Dalí bequest

Provenance

  1. Artist's collection

Observations

Although recent studies identify the jester in the portrait by Velázquez as El Primo, we have retained the name Sebastián de Morra, as this was the title by which the work known at the time of its execution.

Bibliography

  1. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 696
  2. William Jeffett, Juan José Lahuerta, Picasso-Dalí, Dalí-Picasso, Museu Picasso | Salvador Dalí Museum, Barcelona | Sant Petersburg, 2014, p. 197
  3. Memoria 2014 = Memòria 2014, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2015, p. 126 (indirect image)

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