The enigma of Hitler

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2007

Cat. no. P 475

The enigma of Hitler

Description

Date:
1939
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
95 x 141 cm
Signature:
Signed and dated lower center: Gala Salvador Dali 1939
Location:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Dalí bequest

Provenance

  1. Artist's collection

Exhibitions

  1. 1939, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Salvador Dali 1939, 21/03/1939 - 18/04/1939, cat. no. 3
  2. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 85
  3. 1980, London, The Tate Gallery, Salvador Dalí, 14/05/1980 - 29/06/1980, cat. no. 160
  4. 1983, Barcelona, Palau Reial de Pedralbes, 400 obres de Salvador Dalí del 1914 al 1983, 10/06/1983 - 31/07/1983, cat. no. 162
  5. 1984, Ferrara, Palazzo dei Diamanti, I Dalì di Salvador Dalì, 01/07/1984 - 30/09/1984, cat. no. 19
  6. 1989, Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dali, 16/12/1989 - 11/03/1990, cat. no. 40
  7. 1990, Montréal, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Salvador Dalí, 27/04/1990 - 29/07/1990, cat. no. 56
  8. 1998, Liverpool, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Salvador Dalí: a mythology, 21/10/1998 - 31/01/1999, cat. no. 38
  9. 1999, St. Petersburg, Salvador Dalí Museum, Salvador Dalí: a mythology, 05/03/1999 - 24/05/1999, cat. no. 38
  10. 1999, Figueres, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Salvador Dalí : Dream of Venus, 20/12/1999 - 28/02/2000, cat. no. 183
  11. 2002, North Miami, Florida, Museum of Contemporary Art, Salvador Dalí : Dream of Venus, 14/03/2002 - 30/06/2002, cat. no. 183
  12. 2002, París, Centre Pompidou, La Révolution surréaliste, 06/03/2002 - 24/06/2002, no reference
  13. 2004, Barcelona, CaixaForum, Dalí. Cultura de masses, 05/02/2004 - 23/05/2004, cat. no. 13
  14. 2004, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, Dalí, 12/09/2004 - 16/01/2005, cat. no. 186
  15. 2012, Paris, Centre Pompidou, Dalí, 21/11/2012 - 25/03/2013, p. 241
  16. 2013, Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Dalí. Todas las sugestiones poéticas y todas las posibilidades plásticas, 27/04/2013 - 02/09/2013, p. 241

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