Moment De Transition
Artwork: Moment De Transition
Size: 54 x 65 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1934
Marks: Signed Salvador Dali and dated 34 (lower right); signed Dali and dated 34 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Peter Watson, Paris & London (acquired by 1936); Galerie Andre Francois Petit, Paris (acquired by 1968); Private Collection, Geneva; Viktor & Marianne Langen, Meerbusch (acquired in 1983); Private Collection (by descent from the previous. Sold: Christie's, New York, 6th May 2014, lot 37); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Dali, 1936, no. 1; Paris, Galerie Andre Francois Petit, Obsessions et Visions, 1968, no. 18, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (titled La Tartane fantome); Paris, Galerie Andre Francois Petit, Salvador Dali, œuvres anciennes, 1970, no. 31, illustrated in the catalogue; Humblebæk, Louisiana Museum, Salvador Dali, 1973, no. 15, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Salvador Dali, 1973-74, no. 11, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Frankfurt-am-Main, Stadtische Galerie und Stadelsches Kunstinstitut, Salvador Dali, 1974, no. 9, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Salvador Dali: Retrospective, 1920-1980, 1979-80, no. 183, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; London, Tate Gallery, Salvador Dali, 1980, no. 97, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Surrealismus: Traum des Jahrhunderts, 1995-96, no. 22, illustrated in the catalogue; Dusseldorf, K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Surrealismus 1919-1944: Dali, Max Ernst, Magritte, Miro, Picasso..., 2002, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; London, Tate Modern; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; St. Petersburg, Florida, Salvador Dali Museum & New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Dali & Film, 2007-08, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Vienna, Kunsthalle, Le Surrealisme, c'est moi!, 2011, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Frankfurt, Stadel Museum, Schwarze Romantik: Von Goya bis Max Ernst, 2012-13, no. 162, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Aix-en-Provence, Musee Granet, Le Grand Atelier du Midi: De Cezanne a Matisse, 2013, no. 166, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2017-03-01
Lot Number: 45