Invention de monstres (Invention of the Monsters)

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

Cat. no. P 457

Invention de monstres (Invention of the Monsters)

Description

Date:
c. 1937
Technique:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51.4 x 78.1 cm
Signature:
Unsigned and undated
Location:
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (Illinois). Joseph Winterbotham Collection

Provenance

  1. Mr. and Mrs. James Thrall Soby collection, Farmington (Connecticut)
  2. Durlacher Brothers Gallery, New York

Exhibitions

  1. 1937, Paris, Renou & Colle, Dali, 06/07/1937 - 30/07/1937, no reference
  2. 1941, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 19/11/1941 - 11/01/1942, cat. no. 33
  3. 1942, Indianapolis, The John Herron Art Institute (Indianapolis Museum of Art), [Exhibition of paintings by Salvador Dali], 05/04/1942 - 04/05/1942, cat. no. 33
  4. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 28/02/1966, cat. no. 86
  5. 1970, Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Dalí, 21/11/1970 - 10/01/1971, cat. no. 56
  6. 1989, Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, 13/05/1989 - 23/07/1989, cat. no. 196
  7. 1989, Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Salvador Dali, 16/12/1989 - 11/03/1990, cat. no. 31
  8. 1990, Montréal, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Salvador Dalí, 27/04/1990 - 29/07/1990, cat. no. 39
  9. 2004, Venezia, Palazzo Grassi, Dalí, 12/09/2004 - 16/01/2005, cat. no. 169

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  3. "Conversation stopper", News, 14/10/1949, Dallas, Tex., n. p. (detail)
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