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© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2011

© Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres, 2011

Cat. no. 639

St. George the Dragon-KillerThe Ear of Wheat

  • 1947
  • Oil on canvas
  • 51 x 30 cm
  • Collection CHANEL
  • Signed and dated lower right corner: Gala Salvador Dali 1947

Gabrielle Chanel

We have titled this work "St. George the Dragon-Killer" because it appears under this name as item No. 10 in the catalogue of the exhibition at the Bignou Gallery in New York from 25 November 1947 to 3 January 1948.
*Although the “The “I Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte” (1st Biennial of Latin American Art) was held in Madrid and Barcelona. In Madrid from 12th October 1951 to 28th February 1952, although we know that Dalí’s works were exhibited only during the shorter period of time we have indicated in the Exhibitions section. In Barcelona, during March 1952, although we know that Dalí’s works were exhibited for the longer period of time we have indicated in the Exhibitions section.

1947, New York, Bignou Gallery, New Paintings by Salvador Dali, 25-11-1947 - 03-01-1948, cat. no. 10

1951, London, The Lefevre Gallery, Dalí, December 1951, cat. no. 8

1952, Madrid, Salas de la Sociedad Españoña de Amigos del Arte, 1º Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte *, 22-01-1952 - 24-02-1952, no reference

1952, Barcelona, Museo de Arte Moderno, I Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte *, March 1952, cat. no. 7

1952, Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Phantastische Kunst des XX.Jahrhunderts, 30-08-1952 - 05-10-1952, cat. no. 66

New Paintings by Salvador Dali, Bignou Gallery, New York, 1947 - 1948, n. p.

Dalí, Salvador, Dali Dali Dali, [bignou Gallery], New York, N.y., 1947, n. p. (detail)

Oriol Anguera, A., Mentira y verdad de Salvador Dalí, Cobalto, Barcelona, 1948, p. XLIV

Sentís, Carlos, Carta al padre de Salvador Dali, Destino, Barcelona, 1948, p. 4

s. a., Off Guard in an Art Gallery, Look, Des Moines, Iowa, 1948, p. 31

Camon Aznar, José, El arte de Dalí, Abc, Madrid, 1952, n. p.

s. a., Salvador Dalí, en la I bienal, Ya, Madrid, 1952, n. p. (detail)

Antem, María Luisa, "Peus de plom" un nuevo color para el hombre, Tele Exprés, Barcelona, 1972, n. p.

Descharnes, Robert | Néret, Gilles, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 419

Dalí, Rizzoli, New York, 2005, p. 372

Culture Chanel, Museum of Contemporary Art [MoCA], Shanghai, 2011, p. 233

Provenance

Gabrielle Chanel

Remarks

We have titled this work "St. George the Dragon-Killer" because it appears under this name as item No. 10 in the catalogue of the exhibition at the Bignou Gallery in New York from 25 November 1947 to 3 January 1948.
*Although the “The “I Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte” (1st Biennial of Latin American Art) was held in Madrid and Barcelona. In Madrid from 12th October 1951 to 28th February 1952, although we know that Dalí’s works were exhibited only during the shorter period of time we have indicated in the Exhibitions section. In Barcelona, during March 1952, although we know that Dalí’s works were exhibited for the longer period of time we have indicated in the Exhibitions section.

Exhibitions

1947, New York, Bignou Gallery, New Paintings by Salvador Dali, 25-11-1947 - 03-01-1948, cat. no. 10

1951, London, The Lefevre Gallery, Dalí, December 1951, cat. no. 8

1952, Madrid, Salas de la Sociedad Españoña de Amigos del Arte, 1º Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte *, 22-01-1952 - 24-02-1952, no reference

1952, Barcelona, Museo de Arte Moderno, I Bienal Hispanoamericana de Arte *, March 1952, cat. no. 7

1952, Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Phantastische Kunst des XX.Jahrhunderts, 30-08-1952 - 05-10-1952, cat. no. 66

Bibliography

New Paintings by Salvador Dali, Bignou Gallery, New York, 1947 - 1948, n. p.

Dalí, Salvador, Dali Dali Dali, [bignou Gallery], New York, N.y., 1947, n. p. (detail)

Oriol Anguera, A., Mentira y verdad de Salvador Dalí, Cobalto, Barcelona, 1948, p. XLIV

Sentís, Carlos, Carta al padre de Salvador Dali, Destino, Barcelona, 1948, p. 4

s. a., Off Guard in an Art Gallery, Look, Des Moines, Iowa, 1948, p. 31

Camon Aznar, José, El arte de Dalí, Abc, Madrid, 1952, n. p.

s. a., Salvador Dalí, en la I bienal, Ya, Madrid, 1952, n. p. (detail)

Antem, María Luisa, "Peus de plom" un nuevo color para el hombre, Tele Exprés, Barcelona, 1972, n. p.

Descharnes, Robert | Néret, Gilles, Salvador Dalí, 1904 -1989, Benedikt Taschen, Köln, 1994, p. 419

Dalí, Rizzoli, New York, 2005, p. 372

Culture Chanel, Museum of Contemporary Art [MoCA], Shanghai, 2011, p. 233