Study for "The Battle of Tetuan"

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2014

Cat. no. P 782

Study for "The Battle of Tetuan"


Oil on wood panel
18.5 x 24.2 cm
Signed and dated lower center: Dalí 1962
Inscribed lower center: Pour Gala ORient de ma vie, Dalí 1962
Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres


  1. Artist's collection


We believe this may be the work that Dalí presented as number 5 in the exhibition at the Knoedler Gallery in New York from 26 November to 26 December 1963, entitled "Small Battle of Tetuan".


  1. 1964, Hollywood Boulevard, Municipal Art Gallery, An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Salvador Dalí, 20/11/1964 - 20/12/1964, cat. no. 17
  2. 1965, New York, Gallery of Modern Art, Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, 18/12/1965 - 13/03/1966, cat. no. 160


  1. Dalí [An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Salvador Dalí], Municipal Art Gallery, Hollywood Boulevard, (1964), n. p.
  2. Henry J Seldis, "The Weird World of Dali on View at Barnsdall Park", Los Angeles Times, 29/11/1964, Los Angeles, n. p. (detail)
  3. Salvador Dalí, 1910-1965, The Foundation for Modern Art, New York, 1965, p. 144
  4. Salvador Dalí, "DIARY OF A GENIUS", Status, 30/11/1965, New York, N.y., p. 32 (detail)
  5. Salvador Dalí : a guide to his works in public museums, The Dali Museum, Cleveland [Ohio], 1973, p. [87]
  6. Tadao Ogura, Robert Descharnes, Dali, Shueisha, Tokyo, 1974, p. 78 (indirect image)
  7. Dalí, La Gran Enciclopedia Vasca, Bilbao, 1974, p. 25
  8. Salvador Dalí, "El Teatre Museu Dalí [Coberta]", Theknos, 06/1982, Barcelona, p. 6 (detail)
  9. A. Reynolds Morse, Dali's animal crackers, Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1993, p. 137
  10. Robert Descharnes, Gilles Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 540
  11. Obra completa : Álbum, Destino, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales, Barcelona, [Figueres], [Madrid], 2004, p. 269
  12. Pollock to Pop : America's brush with Dalí, Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, 2005, p. 55 (indirect image) (detail)
  13. Salvador Dalí: an illustrated life, Tate Publishing, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales - Ministerio de Cultura, London, [Figueres], [Madrid], 2007, p. 269
  14. Jordi À. Carbonell, Francesc M. Quílez, Josep Sánchez, La Batalla de Tetuan de Fortuny, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, 2013, p. 154
  15. Memoria 2013 = Memòria 2013, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2014, p. 42, p. 125 (detail)

Reproduction Rights