Figueres, 11 February 2011
The Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí is pleased to announce that it has acquired the work by Salvador Dalí: Étude pour ‘Le miel est plus douce que la sang’, at the auction which took place at Christie’s London, on February, 9th, 2011 at 10pm, for a final price of £4,073,250. The work, lot 106 of the auction catalogue, an oil on wood from 1926-1927 representing one the first surrealist works of the artist, is a complete study for the painting of 1927 “Honey is sweeter than blood” – today disappeared.
The official presentation will be announced soon.
Title: Étude pour ‘Le miel est plus douce que la sang’
Technique: Oil on wood
Mesures: 36 x 44 cm (14.17" x 17.32")