Salvador Dalí, ‘And He Was Baptized By John In The Jordan’, 1967, Print, Original colored lithograph on heavy rag paper, Baterbys
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Salvador Dalí

And He Was Baptized By John In The Jordan, 1967

Original colored lithograph on heavy rag paper
19 × 13 3/4 in
48.3 × 34.9 cm
$1,250
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Like many of Dali's works in the Biblia Sacra series, there is a focus here on other elements …

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From the Biblia Sacra Suite: the largest suite of prints ever produced by Salvador Dali
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Rizzoli of Milan, Italy
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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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Like many of Dali's works in the Biblia Sacra series, there is a focus here on other elements besides the main story. A large mountain dominates the composition. At the top, there is a small village painted in pale pink. The Holy Spirit hovers to the right of the village. In the bottom right corner, Dali draws …

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Signed in the plate, lower right
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From the Biblia Sacra Suite: the largest suite of prints ever produced by Salvador Dali
Publisher
Rizzoli of Milan, Italy
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Salvador Dalí
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$1,200–$1,800
This work
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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

And He Was Baptized By John In The Jordan, 1967

Original colored lithograph on heavy rag paper
19 × 13 3/4 in
48.3 × 34.9 cm
$1,250
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