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May 29, 2015 12:00 PMCalender

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Pensée (Viola Cogitans)

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2816BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 29, 2015 12:00PM


Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989)

Pensée (Viola Cogitans), alternatively titled Self Portrait Pansy, from FLORA DALÍNAE, 1968, total edition of 408 (Field, 68-3; Michler & Löpzinger, 229). Signed "Dalí" in pencil l.r., numbered "91/200" in pencil l.l. Mixed media with engraving and pochoir on cream Arches paper with watermark, plate size 23 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (59.0 x 38.6 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 2 1/2 inches with deckled edges, subtle toning, tape staining to verso at upper and lower edges, repaired tear to margin at u.r. corner, pale soiling and fox marks.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Viola Cogitans, Mixed media