Embrassant le pouvoir de ma richesse en comprimant les monstres mous qui me tourmentent obstinement; Fantomes du passé proches des mythes de jeunesse avec un oeuf frit sodomise
Artwork: Embrassant le pouvoir de ma richesse en comprimant les monstres mous qui me tourmentent obstinement; Fantomes du passé proches des mythes de jeunesse avec un oeuf frit sodomise
Size: 228 x 92; 228 x 91 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas; Black crayon on prepared panel
Creation year: 1976
Marks: Signed and dated 'Dalí 1976' (lower right); signed 'Dalí' (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Enrique Sabater, Andorra, acquired directly from the artist, and thence by descent; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2012
Exhibition history: Embrassant le pouvoir: Valencia, Museu Valencia de Illustracio i la Modernitat, Memoria de los suenos: Salvador Dali, February - April 2002, no. 308 (illustrated); Fantomes du passe: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Sala Amarica-Amarica Aretoa, Memoria dels somnis, Salvador Dali, 1904-1989, December 2000 - January 2001, no. 308, p. 111 (illustrated; titled 'Fantasmas del pasado junto a mitos de juventud con huevo frito sodomizado')

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 500