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Salvador Dalí

Allée des Verges. (Penis Alley.), 1969

Hand coloured drypoint etching on Japon nacré paper
15 1/5 × 11 1/5 in
38.5 × 28.5 cm
Edition of 145
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,750
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About the work
Peter Harrington Gallery
London
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One of 16 prints from the Vénus aux Fourrures portfolio. Presented in a white gold leaf frame with …

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One of 16 prints from the Vénus aux Fourrures portfolio. Presented in a white gold leaf frame with acrylic glass.

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Signed in pencil lower right by Dali, numbered lower left. Dali blindstamp to lower right.
Publisher
Graphik Europa Anstalt
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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About the work
Peter Harrington Gallery
London
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One of 16 prints from the Vénus aux Fourrures portfolio. Presented in a white gold leaf frame with …

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One of 16 prints from the Vénus aux Fourrures portfolio. Presented in a white gold leaf frame with acrylic glass.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in pencil lower right by Dali, numbered lower left. Dali blindstamp to lower right.
Publisher
Graphik Europa Anstalt
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

Allée des Verges. (Penis Alley.), 1969

Hand coloured drypoint etching on Japon nacré paper
15 1/5 × 11 1/5 in
38.5 × 28.5 cm
Edition of 145
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,750
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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