Surreal Mongol

I can’t be certain, but it looks as if a young Salvador Dalí (1937) might be using an Eberhard Faber Mongol for sketching Harpo:

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3 Responses to Surreal Mongol

  1. That’s gotta be a Mongol. Notice also the box with the crosses — gauze bandages?

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    • Sean says:

      Yes, apparently Dalí had sent this harp—covered in spoons and with strings made of barbed wire—to Harpo as a gift. That’s why his fingers are all bandaged.

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  2. Adair says:

    Oh yes, that ferrule—it is a Mongol!

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