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Medal

Spanish and struck at Paris mint
1966
Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904–1989)


Mint: Paris, France

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.245

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal. Stamped on edge “BR”.

Obverse: Sem-nude bacchante at proper right, playing wind instrument and dancing before a seim-nude woman at proper left; inscribed in script below “DALI 1966”.

Reverse: Male blowing a trumpet while riding a unicorn over a skull (possibly of a horse); appears to have intentional flaws in cast across surface.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed in script "DALI 1966".

Markings

Stamped on edge "BR".

Provenance

By 1970, Dr. Andrew S. Ciechanowiecki; 1970, gift of Dr. Andrew S. Ciechanowiecki to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 11, 1970)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Andrew S. Ciechanowiecki

Copyright

© 2011 Salvador Dalí, Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.