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Dalí-Joies is now a permanent exhibition at the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres, Spain. In 1941 the first 22 pieces were acquired by the U.S. millionaire Cummins Catherwood. Designed by Salvador Dalí and crafted by a team of Argentinean-born silversmiths, under the close supervision of Carlos Alemany and the artist himself. In 1958 they were acquired by The Owen Cheatham Foundation,  and finally deposited it at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. In 1981 the collection was acquired by a Saudi multimillionaire, and later by three Japanese entities, the last of which agreed to sell it to the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation.

Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. 210 pages. Beautiful full page plates. Dali: Jewels presents the jewels from the Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation. It features essays on Dali and his work, as well as concept sketches  A nice copy, bright and clean. SCARCE!.

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Dali Jewels: The Collection of the Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation
Dali, Salvador

Publisher: Umberto Allemandi, Italy
Publication Date:
2005
Binding:
Hard Bound
Book Condition:
Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition:
Very Good
Edition:
First Edition.

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