Michael Murphy Gallery, Tampa’s premier fine art gallery, is proud to announce its presentation of Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection.  The collection is on exhibition and available for acquisition at the gallery:  Previews begin September  16th  2021.   Michael Murphy Gallery   


The exhibition is a rare opportunity to meet Madame Christine Argillet, daughter of Dali’s legendary publisher and confidante Pierre Argillet, during scheduled special appearances by Madame Argillet for the public: Saturday, September 25th 2021:  1:00 pm – 3 pm and 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm & Sunday, September 26th  2021, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm.

All appearances are complimentary to the public, and RSVP’s are strongly recommended.

Meet Madame Argillet

Saturday, September 25th , 2021

1 to 3 pm & 7 pm – 9 pm

Sunday, September 26th , 2021

1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Website:  Michael Murphy Gallery

Michael Murphy Gallery

2701 MacDill Avenue

Tampa, Florida 33629

RSVP STRONGLY RECOMMENDED  Admission is Complimentary

For additional information about this exhibition, contact the gallery via phone:  813.902.1414 or


Salvador Dali’s publisher, Pierre Argillet (1910-2001) and Dali enjoyed a collaboration and a friendship that spanned five decades; and produced what art historians have termed “the finest bodies of the Master’s Art”.  This collection made available by the Argillet Estate is…truly… A privilege and an opportunity for the collector to own a prominent piece of Dali’s legacy.

Pierre Argillet’s body of Dali’s etchings, original works and books appear in museums throughout the world, and have enjoyed a home at the Museum of Surrealism in Melun, France (Pierre Argillet’s former home “Chateau Vaux-le-Penil” and former museum) as well as in the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.  The collection is also housed at the prestigious Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).  Together, Argillet & Dali created remarkable editions of original prints, lived the life of a committed “Surrealist” and developed images that are highly-valued and prized by collectors today.

This exhibition and collection opportunity offers works from Dali’s Suites, including Mythologie, Les Hippies, Goethe’s Faust, and the incomparable Poemes Secrets d’Apollinaire.  Madame Argillet has also graciously included the rare titles, Etchings and Watercolors from 1934 to the late 1960’s.

All Images Courtesy of Madame Christine Argillet 

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