The remains of Salvador Dali exhumed July 20 because of a paternity suit
Pilar Abel from Catalonia claims to be the daughter of the artist.
MADRID, July 13. /Offset. TASS Ekaterina Vorobyeva/. The remains of the painter Salvador Dali (1904-1989) will be exhumed on 20 July because of a claim of paternity.
About it the correspondent of TASS reported on Thursday in the city hall of Figueres (Autonomous community Catalonia), where the relics of the artist.
According to them, the exhumation “is scheduled for 20 July at 09:30 local time (10:30 GMT — approx. TASS)”. Previously the decision was approved by the court in connection with the need “to obtain samples of the remains to determine whether he is the biological father of the woman who sued to be recognized as the daughter of the artist.”
We are talking about Pilar Abel from Girona (Autonomous community Balearic Islands — approx. TASS), claiming that Given her father. The woman was born on 1 February 1956. Since 2007, she is trying to achieve recognition of kinship with the painter. According to the woman, her mother supposedly had a secret affair with the artist.
Salvador Dali was born may 11, 1904. He is considered one of the most famous representatives of surrealism. During his career he created hundreds of works of art.
Dali was married to born in Kazan Elena Dyakonova (1894-1982), known as Gala. Children the couple never had. The painter died on 23 January 1989 in Figueres. The remains of the artist in the Theater-Museum Dali in Figueres, where a large part of his work.