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Self-portrait (study for 'Impressions d'Afrique' I)

Self-portrait (study for 'Impressions d'Afrique' I)

Salvador Dalí (in circa 1938)

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Title Self-portrait (study for 'Impressions d'Afrique' I)
Material and technique Graphite, brush and black ink
Object type
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 480 mm
Height 631 mm
Artists Kunstenaar: Salvador Dalí
Accession number MB 1979/T 10 (PK)
Credits Aankoop met steun van / Purchase with the support of: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Vereniging Rembrandt, Prins Bernhard Fonds, Erasmusstichting, Stichting Bevordering van Volkskracht Rotterdam 1979
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1979
Age artist About 34 years old
Collector Collector / Edward James
Provenance Edward James, Chichester 1938-79
Exhibitions Stuttgart/Zurich/Humlebaek 1989-90; Brighton 1998; Rotterdam 1996a; Rotterdam 1999; Hartford/Washington/Edinburgh 2000; Venice/Philadelphia 2004-05; Edinburgh/Hamburg/Rotterdam 2016-17
Internal exhibitions Gek van surrealisme (2017)
External exhibitions Surreal Encounters - Collecting the Marvellous (2016)
Dal nulla al sogno (2018)
Dalí, Ernst, Miró, Magritte... (2016)
Research A dream collection - Surrealism in Museum Boijmans Van beuningen
Literature Paris 1979, p. 311, fig. 252; Stuttgart/Zurich 1989, p. 262, cat. no. 205; Descharnes 1997, p. 241; Ades 2000, pp. 128-29, fig. 28; Venice/Philadelphia 2004-05, pp. 290-91, fig. 177; Edinburgh 2016, pp. 170, 196, cat. no. 35
Material
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Geographical origin Spain > Southern Europe > Europe

Entry catalogus A dream collection - Surrealism in Museum Boijmans Van beuningen

This is one of the two preliminary studies for the painting Impressions d’Afrique in the museum collection. For more information see the catalogue entry for this painting.

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