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Salvador Dalí

After 50 Years of Surrealism, 1974

The complete set of 12 etchings with stencil hand-coloring, on Velin d'Arches paper, with full margins, each contained in a folder with text by André Parinaud, all contained in the original black linen-covered portfolio case
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All images: approximately 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (40 x 29.8 cm)
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All images: approximately 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (40 x 29.8 cm)
All sheets: 25 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (65.4 x 50.2 cm)

All signed and numbered `A 106/195' in pencil, also signed in pencil and numbered in ink on the colophon (from the English edition of 195 and 35 artist's proofs in …

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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.

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All images: approximately 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (40 x 29.8 cm)
All …

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Property from a Private Collection

All images: approximately 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (40 x 29.8 cm)
All sheets: 25 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (65.4 x 50.2 cm)

All signed and numbered `A 106/195' in pencil, also signed in pencil and numbered in ink on the colophon (from the English edition of 195 and 35 artist's proofs in …

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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

After 50 Years of Surrealism, 1974

The complete set of 12 etchings with stencil hand-coloring, on Velin d'Arches paper, with full margins, each contained in a folder with text by André Parinaud, all contained in the original black linen-covered portfolio case
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