Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí Acquires a Surrealist Painting by the Master from Figueres


FIGUERES, SPAIN.- The Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí acquired an oil-on-panel work from 1934 entitled Enigmatic Elements in a Landscape. The Foundation paid 7.8 million Euros to purchase this major surrealist work from a private owner who wishes to remain anonymous. The Dalí Foundation has since 1991 been carrying out an intense policy of acquiring works in order to make the Dalinian universe housed at the Dalí Theatre-Museum more complete. Its aim is to maintain the Figueres Museum’s status as an essential place for understanding the pictorial evolution, thought and life of Salvador Dalí. Today we present Enigmatic Elements in a Landscape, an oil-on-panel work dating from 1934, in which year Salvador Dalí was fully integrated as a member of the Surrealist group and took part in the many activities in which its members were