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    Description

    Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
    Venus Butterfly, 1947
    Gouache, watercolor, India ink, pencil and collage on card
    12-5/8 x 9-1/2 inches (32.1 x 24.1 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: Dali / 1947
    Inscribed verso: V101b

    PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTOR

    PROVENANCE:
    Alexander and Tatiana Lieberman, New York;
    Gifted to the present owner from the above.

    NOTE:
    Nicolas and Olivier Descharnes have kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work, which is registered in their archives under d6454. The lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity dated February 2, 2021.

    The collaged face of the butterfly is a black-and-white reproduction detail of Venus from Sandro Botticelli's painting The Birth of Venus.


    More information about Salvador Dali, also known as Dali, Salvador, Dalí i Domènech, Salvador, Dalí y Domènech, Salvador, Dalí y Domènech, Salvador Felipe Jacinto, Dalí, Salvador Felipe Jacinto, Domènech, Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí, Salvador Dalí.

    Estimate: $60,000 - $80,000.

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    April
    22nd Thursday
    Auction Dates
    May
    13th Thursday
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