SALVADOR DALÍ 1904-1989
1904 – Figueras – 1989 (Spanish)
Title: For the Tortoise | Pour la tortue, ca. 1964
Technique: Signed and Inscribed Pen and Ink Drawing on Wove Paper
Size: 20 x 23 cm. / 7.9 x 9 in.
Additional Information: This pen and ink drawing by Salvador Dalí is signed in the lower right image “Dali” in pen.
The subject is inscribed “Pour la tortue” [For the tortoise], in the centre of the composition”.
The subject has been drawn by the frontispiece of Dalí’s book “Journal dun genie” [Diary of a Genius].
Provenance: Richard De Grab (1927-2021). Esteemed Czech Photographer.
The work has been authenticated by Nicolas Descharnes and is accompanied by a photo-certificate with the archive reference: d7037.
Condition: Excellent condition. The left sheet edge is uneven as the sheet is originally from a book.