Alberto Gironella (1929-1999) Mexicain

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Part of a Surrealist composition comprising an oil on canvas and a framed object with a stuffed toad, a leg and a hand from a wooden Baroque sculpture and an element from an old electricity meter placed in compartments. Missing from the piece is the central painting that represented La Menina being devoured by a dog, in reference to a Velazquez painting. The work is unsigned as the signature figured on the painting, however there is an exhibition label on the work.

Condition report : Missing the central painting which measured 91 x 118 cm (35.8 x 46.5 in.) Traces of wear

Bibliography : We can remark on one of the photos taken by the artist the complete work on a collage which was at auction at Sotheby's in the New York sale of the 23rd and 24th of November with the missing painting

Provenance : Exhibition label : Théâtre-Maison de la culture in Caen: Around Surrealism

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Date : annés 60, 70
  • Period :  20th Century
  • Height in cm : 160 cm
  • Width in cm : 123 cm
  • Depth in cm : 17 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016010047