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Salvador Dalí is best known for his hallucinatory Surrealist art—melting clocks, Freudian snails, and swarming ants contribute to his fantastical imagery. Often overlooked in the artist’s catalog is his return to Biblical imagery, which he embraced in 1942 after announcing his return to the Catholic faith and a …

Artist: Salvador Dali, Spanish (1904 - 1989)
Title: Adam et Eve from the Homage a Albrecht Durer Suite
Year: 1971
Medium: Etching, Signed and Numbered in Pencil
Edition: 150
Image Size: 23 x 15 in.
Size: 29.5 in. x 22 in. (74.93 cm x 55.88 cm)

Published by Vision Nouvelle
Referenced in "The Official Catalog of the …

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Condition
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
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Publisher
Vision Nouvelle
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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.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions
2019
Masterpiece Collection / SingaporeOpera Gallery
2016
Highlights from Kunstmuseum BernKunstmuseum Bern
2015
Salvador DalíOpera Gallery
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Adam et Eve from the Homage a Albrecht Durer Suite, 1971

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29 1/2 × 22 in
74.9 × 55.9 cm
Edition of 150
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Salvador Dalí is best known for his hallucinatory Surrealist art—melting clocks, Freudian snails, …

Artist: Salvador Dali, Spanish (1904 - 1989)
Title: Adam et Eve from the Homage a Albrecht Durer …

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Vision Nouvelle
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Salvador Dalí
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$3,900–$4,550
This work
$0
$13,650+

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.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions (3)
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