Lot 21DALI, SALVADOR
Group of interesting Julien Levy Gallery exhibition items. Comprising: Dali Paints the "Invisible Straight from Nature", souvenir catalogue for his exhibition at Julien Levy Gallery, New York, [December 1936]. Cardboard sheet printed with a Dali illustration of a Surrealist woman with moveable breasts covering accordion fold-down strips each with 6 reproductions of Dali paintings, the verso listing 21 works in the exhibition, overall 10 x 8 inches (25 x 20 cm). Tear to right breast but complete, split to board obscured by left breast, very minor chips to edges; Salvador Dali. 1939. Julien Levy Gallery 15 East 57 New York. Souvenir catalogue for his 1939 Levy Gallery exhibition. Folio with original red cloth spine, 4 pp., 12 3/4 x 10 inches (32 x 25.5 cm), the cover illustrated with a reproduction of Dali's "Debris of an Automobile Giving Birth to a Blind Horse Biting a Telephone," the interior with text and line drawings printed in purple and the 6 red-printed staple-inserted glassine layers of "The Endless Enigma" over a halftone reproduction of the work, the text head "Dali, Dali!" and featuring statements by Picasso, Breton, etc. Creases to edges, offset from insert to facing page, other light spotting; Salvador Dali. Julien Levy Gallery. 15 East 57 New York. 1941. Large souvenir catalogue from his 1941 Levy Gallery exhibiton. Folio with white cloth spine, 4pp. with fold-over flap, 16 x 13 inches (40.5 x 33 cm), the cover printed with a reproduction of Dali's "Soft Self Portrait with Grilled Bacon," the interior with essay by Felipe Jacinto, the flap printed with the works in the exhibition, the verso reproducing line drawings and advertising The Secret Life of Salvador Dali. Some foxing along extremities; with three other related ephemeral items, being a 1934 Levy Gallery exhibition guide printed in red and with reproductions of Dali works on the cover; a gold printed Levy exhibition card; and a 4 pp., printed essay with illustration titled Declaration of Independence of the Imagination and the Rights of Man to his own Madness. The lot 6 pieces.
Sold for $3,438
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