Elena Ivanovna Diakonova aka Gala. Had an intution for detecting creative genius. Wife of poet Paul Eluard. Lover and muse to Max Ernst and many other artists and intellectuals of the '20s. Wife and muse of Salvador Dali who often painted her as an erotic goddess.
The press cutting, reads : “Vendredi 1er Octobre 20 15 H. Un rire par jour, Salvador Dali”. Dali is portrayed on a Pop Art Settee in his fur coat holding his trademark stick. Obviously this was for a French Television or radio programme entitled “a Laugh a day”