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Salvador Dali
Hommage a Newton - sans bras (Homage to Newton - without arms)


Dalí is predominately known as a painter; however he also worked in a variety of media including film, poetry, photography, sculpture and even stage design. The present sculpture, known as Hommage à Newton is in fact a celebration of two scientists who inspired Dalí: Sir Isaac Newton who discovered the law of gravity when an apple fell on his head, and the Italian physicist Gianbattista della Porta (1541- 1615) who invented the darkroom and...



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  Lot 12 of 73  

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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Salvador Dali
Hommage a Newton - sans bras (Homage to Newton - without arms)
Inscribed 'Dalí' and 'EA' and stamped with the foundry mark 'C. Valsuani cire perdue' (on the back of the base)
1968
Bronze
11 x 3.5 x 3.5 in (27.9 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm)

Artist's Proof from a limited edition of eight sculptures

PUBLISHED:
Robert & Nicolas Descharnes, Dali, Le dur et le mou. Sortileges et magie des formes: Sculptures et objects, Azay-le-Rideau, 2004, no. 302, another cast illustrated p. 123

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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