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Fundacio Gala-Salvador Dalí Announces Acquisition of a Salvador Dali Work

The Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí announce that it has acquired the work by Salvador Dalí: Étude pour ‘Le miel est plus douce que la sang’, at the auction which took place at Christie’s London, on February, 9th, 2011 at 10pm, for a final price of £4,073,250. The work, lot 106 of the auction catalogue, an oil on wood from 1926-1927 representing one the first surrealist works of the artist, is a complete study for the painting of 1927 “Honey is sweeter than blood” – today disappeared.

Salvador Dalí Étude pour ‘Le miel est plus douce que la sang’ Date: 1926 Technique: Oil on wood Mesures: 36 x 44 cm (14.17″ x 17.32″) Núm. cat.185 Photo: Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí. ©Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala- Salvador Dalí, VEGAP, 2011.

The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation is a private cultural institution with the mission, as stated in its bylaws, to promote, boost, divulge, lend prestige to, protect and defend in Spain and in any other country the artistic, cultural and intellectual oeuvre of the painter, his goods and rights of any nature; his life experience, his thoughts, his projects and ideas and artistic, intellectual and cultural works; his memory and the universal recognition of the genius of his contribution to the Fine Arts, culture and contemporary thought.

Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation
Torre Galatea
Pujada del Castell, 28
E-17600 Figueres
Tel. +34 972 677 505
Fax +34 972 501 666

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