SALVADOR DALÍ Y DOMENECH - Trajano Joven
SALVADOR DALÍ Y DOMENECH
Gold statuette Height 10.4 cm. Mounted on black marble plinth (7.6 x 6 x 6 cm) Signed and dated on plinth, with cast number and gilding hallmark "750" and a barley legible stamp "B". Cast 80/100 and 7 casts h.c.
Figurine after the bronze "Trajan jeune" produced in 1956 (approx.) in the collection Juan Javier Bofill, Barcelona. Trajan was the first Roman emperor who was not born in Italy but in today's Spain.
With a certificate signed by the artist
Robert et Nicolas Descharnes, Dalí, Le dur et le mou, Sortilège et magie des formes, Sculptures & Objets, Paris 2003, p. 184, no. 455 (a bronze model is depicted here, dated circa 1956)