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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Salvador Dalí, Spanish, 1904–1989

La libre inclinación del deseo (The Free Inclination of Desire)


Oil on board

39.37 × 30.48 cm (15 1/2 × 12 in.)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
Not on view
20th century

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, The Collection of Helena Rubinstein (Princess Gourielli), New York, Paris and London, Sold by Order of the Executors of Her Estate. Modern Paintings and Sculpture, Part One, sale cat. (1966), 121, fig. 66.

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 238.

Cathleen Chaffee, Eye on a Century: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 170, ill.

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