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Auction archive: Lot number 23

SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)

Estimate
US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000
Price realised:
US$4,860,000
Auction archive: Lot number 23

SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)

Estimate
US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000
Price realised:
US$4,860,000
Beschreibung:

Details
SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)
Le spectre de Vermeer
signed and indistinctly dated ‘Salvador Dalí’ (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
8 7/8 x 6 3/8 in. (22.3 x 16.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1934
Provenance
Julien Levy Gallery, New York (1934).
Josephine Boardman Crane, New York.
Louise Crane, New York (by descent from the above); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 13 May 1998, lot 306.
Private collection (acquired at the above sale); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 53.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
Ninety-Three Oils by Salvador Dalí: 1917-1970, Cleveland, 1973, p. 157 (illustrated).
Salvador Dalí... A Panorama of his Art, Cleveland, 1974, p. 157.
R. Descharnes and G. Néret, Salvador Dalí, The Paintings, Cologne, 1994, vol. I, p. 223, no. 500 (illustrated).
R. Hughes, The Portable Dalí, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 140 (illustrated in color; illustrated in color again on the frontispiece).
M.A. Roglán and S. DeMaria, eds., Dalí: Poetics of the Small, 1929-1936, Dallas, 2018, p. 46 (illustrated in color, p. 47, fig. 37).
M. Aguer, Salvador Dalí: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings (www.salvador-dali.org), no. 365 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Paintings by Salvador Dalí, November-December 1934, no. 13 (titled Masquerader, Intoxicated by the Limpid Atmosphere).
Venice, Palazzo Grassi and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Dalí, September 2004-May 2005, p. 237, no. 142 (illustrated in color).
Special Notice
On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in the outcome of the sale of certain lots consigned for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction, the Seller will receive a minimum sale price for the work. This is known as a minimum price guarantee. This is such a lot.

Auction archive: Lot number 23
Auction:
Datum:
9 Nov 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
Beschreibung:

Details
SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)
Le spectre de Vermeer
signed and indistinctly dated ‘Salvador Dalí’ (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
8 7/8 x 6 3/8 in. (22.3 x 16.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1934
Provenance
Julien Levy Gallery, New York (1934).
Josephine Boardman Crane, New York.
Louise Crane, New York (by descent from the above); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 13 May 1998, lot 306.
Private collection (acquired at the above sale); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 53.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Literature
Ninety-Three Oils by Salvador Dalí: 1917-1970, Cleveland, 1973, p. 157 (illustrated).
Salvador Dalí... A Panorama of his Art, Cleveland, 1974, p. 157.
R. Descharnes and G. Néret, Salvador Dalí, The Paintings, Cologne, 1994, vol. I, p. 223, no. 500 (illustrated).
R. Hughes, The Portable Dalí, Amsterdam, 2003, p. 140 (illustrated in color; illustrated in color again on the frontispiece).
M.A. Roglán and S. DeMaria, eds., Dalí: Poetics of the Small, 1929-1936, Dallas, 2018, p. 46 (illustrated in color, p. 47, fig. 37).
M. Aguer, Salvador Dalí: Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings (www.salvador-dali.org), no. 365 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Paintings by Salvador Dalí, November-December 1934, no. 13 (titled Masquerader, Intoxicated by the Limpid Atmosphere).
Venice, Palazzo Grassi and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Dalí, September 2004-May 2005, p. 237, no. 142 (illustrated in color).
Special Notice
On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in the outcome of the sale of certain lots consigned for sale. This will usually be where it has guaranteed to the Seller that whatever the outcome of the auction, the Seller will receive a minimum sale price for the work. This is known as a minimum price guarantee. This is such a lot.

Auction archive: Lot number 23
Auction:
Datum:
9 Nov 2022
Auction house:
Christie's
King Street, St. James's 8
London, SW1Y 6QT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7839 9060
+44 (0)20 73892869
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