Salvador DALÍ (1904-1989)
Dali donnant la main à son père (Dali Giving His Hand to His Father), 1972
Gilt bronze proof, marked EA, atop black marble plinth
Height: 5 cm (2 in.) - Width: 2,5 cm (1 in.) - Depth: 1,5 cm (1/2 in.).
Total height: 10,2 cm (4 in.).
Salvador Dali represents himself as a child giving his hand to his father in walking position, stretched right arm. Gold edition model produced in 8 examples and 4 artist’s proofs.
Minor chips on plinth angles
- Robert and Nicolas DESCHARNES, DALI, the Hard and the Soft, Sculptures and Objects, ECCART, 2003, reproduced on page 194 (for a gold example)