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Dali Paris
Paris

At the end of his career, Dalí wanted to revisit the theme of the woman with the head of roses. In 1981, he created a sculpture version of the 1935 painting, using the same title. In this sculpture, a recurring symbol in Dalí’s work is added: a crutch. It seems that the role of this crutch is more symbolic than …

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Perfect condition
Signature
Signed in the mold on the shoulder. The edition's number is on the leg.
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Manufacturer
Bonvicini Foundry

Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions
2019
Masterpiece Collection / SingaporeOpera Gallery
2016
Highlights from Kunstmuseum BernKunstmuseum Bern
2015
Salvador DalíOpera Gallery
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Woman with A Head of Roses, 1981

Bronze, gold patina and plexiglas on a brass base
16 1/2 in
42 cm
Edition of 350
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Dali Paris
Paris

At the end of his career, Dalí wanted to revisit the theme of the woman with the head of roses. In …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Signed in the mold on the shoulder. The edition's number is on the leg.
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Manufacturer
Bonvicini Foundry

Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions (3)
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