Salvador Dali (1904-1989) Venus ButterflyClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionSalvador 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
Alexander and Tatiana Lieberman, New York;
Gifted to the present owner from the above.
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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