Inscribed, signed, and dated, lower left: FAIT EXPRESSÉMENT POUR ÉTONER [sic] GALUTZKA/GALA (done especially to amaze Galutzka/Gala) (Dali sometimes referred affectionately to Gala's Russian origins in diminutives of her name, as in this inscription) SALVADOR DALI 1938
Ades, Dawn. SURREALIST ART: THE LINDY AND EDWIN BERGMAN COLLECTION AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO. Chicago, New York and London: The Art Institute of Chicago and Thames and Hudson, 1997. cat. no. 54, reprod. p. 106.
Gamboni, POTENTIAL IMAGES: AMBIGUITY AND INDETERMINACY IN MODERN ART, 2001, Reaktion Books, world rights, English language, print run 2000.
P&D: POSSIBLY PUBLISHED
SALVADOR DALI: ONLINE CATALOGUE RAISONNE, The Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation, 2006, Catalan, Spanish, and English languages, online duration of three years.
Fundacio Gala-Salvador Dali • Mrs. Montse Aguer
Probably New York, Julien Levy Gallery, untitled group exhibition, 1939, no. 19.
Possibly New York, Julien Levy Gallery, A DECADE OF PAINTING, 1929-1939, 1940, no. 46-48, as DRAWING.
Possibly The Art Institute of Chicago, THE NINETEENTH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WATERCOLORS, 1940, no. 108.
The Art Institute of Chicago, CHICAGO COLLECTORS, 1963, no. cat. nos., p. 5, as SELF-PORTRAIT WITH HIDDEN IMAGE OF VERMEER INTERIOR.
Chicago 1966, no. 17, as DISAPPEARING SELF-PORTRAIT AFTER VERMEER.
Chicago 1984-85, no. cat. no., p. 135 (ill.), as THE IMAGE DISAPPEARS (SELF-PORTRAIT).
From the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgar, Germany: “SALVADOR DALI: ON THE OCCASION OF HIS 85TH BIRTHDAY”, shown at the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, from April 15-July 31, 1989; and the Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, from August 18-October 22, 1989; exh. cat. by Karin v. Maur, no. 208 (ill.).
TWENTIETH CENTURY COLLECTION REINSTALLED: A.I.C.; GALLERY 249; 6/7/91-2/28/92.
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