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Salvador DALÍ | Lobster telephone
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Salvador DALÍ
Spain 1904 – 1989
United States of America 1940-48
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Lobster telephone [Aphrodisiac telephone] 1936
painted plaster, telephone
18.0 (h) x 30.5 (w) x 12.5 (d) cm
not signed, not dated
Purchased 1994
NGA 1994.1233
© Salvador Dali. Licensed by Demart Pro Arte & VISCOPY, Australia
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Provenance
  • commissioned by Edward James (1907-1984), London, in 1936;

  • to the Edward James Foundation, London;

  • from whom bought through The Mayor Gallery, London, by the National Gallery of Australia, August 1994
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