Salvador Dalí, ‘Alchimie des philosophes (Alchemy of the Philosophers)’, 1976, Phillips
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Salvador Dalí

Alchimie des philosophes (Alchemy of the Philosophers), 1976

The complete set of 10 drypoints with lithograph and screenprint in colours, with precious and semi-precious stones, on parchment, the full sheets.
Edition 18/225 + 30AP
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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, ‘Alchimie des philosophes (Alchemy of the Philosophers)’, 1976, Phillips
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all S. 77.4 x 57.4 cm (30 1/2 x 22 5/8 in.)

Including L'Ange de l'alchimie (The Angel of Alchemy), Le Creuset philosophal (The Philosopher's Crucible), La Table d'emeraude (The Emerald Table), Le Roi et la …

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All signed in black felt-tip pen and numbered 18/225 in pencil (there were also 30 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Art et …
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

Alchimie des philosophes (Alchemy of the Philosophers), 1976

The complete set of 10 drypoints with lithograph and screenprint in colours, with precious and semi-precious stones, on parchment, the full sheets.
Edition 18/225 + 30AP
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