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Salvador Dalí, ‘A plate, from Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel (Field 73-7-H; M&L 1418a)’, 1973, Forum Auctions
Salvador Dalí, ‘A plate, from Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel (Field 73-7-H; M&L 1418a)’, 1973, Forum Auctions
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Salvador Dalí

A plate, from Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel (Field 73-7-H; M&L 1418a), 1973

Lithograph printed in colours
29 9/10 × 22 in
76 × 56 cm
Edition of 250
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signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Japanese paper, printed by Grapholith, …

signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Japanese paper, printed by Grapholith, published by Carpentier, Geneva, with margins, sheet 760 x 560mm (30 x 22in) (framed)

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Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
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Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

Salvador Dalí, ‘A plate, from Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel (Field 73-7-H; M&L 1418a)’, 1973, Forum Auctions
Salvador Dalí, ‘A plate, from Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel (Field 73-7-H; M&L 1418a)’, 1973, Forum Auctions
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signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Japanese paper, printed by Grapholith, …

signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Japanese paper, printed by Grapholith, published by Carpentier, Geneva, with margins, sheet 760 x 560mm (30 x 22in) (framed)

Please Note: This lot is sold subject to Artist's Resale Right, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

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Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
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Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

Salvador Dalí

A plate, from Les Songes drolatiques de Pantagruel (Field 73-7-H; M&L 1418a), 1973

Lithograph printed in colours
29 9/10 × 22 in
76 × 56 cm
Edition of 250
Bidding closed
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