Buste A Tiroir
Artwork: Buste A Tiroir
Size: 74.5 x 54 cm
Medium: Gouache and pen and brush and ink on paper
Creation year: 1937
Marks: Signed 'Salvador Dali' and dated '1937' (lower left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Edward James, West Dean, Sussex (acquired from the artist in 1937 and sold: Christie's, London, Twenty-Eight Works from the Edward James Collection, March 30, 1981, lot 12); Private Collection (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, London, November 29, 1989, lot 476);Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired at the above sale); Private Collection (acquired from the above); Acquired from the above by A. Alfred Taubman in 2014
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Salvador Dali, Retrospective, 1920-80, 1979-80, no. 205, illustrated in the catalogue; London, Tate Gallery, Salvador Dali, 1980, no. 139

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 69
Low Estimate: $700000 [-42%]
High Estimate: $900000 [-55%]
Hammer Price: $400000
Sold For: $490000