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Martinez D.
PARIS

Reference: Michler et Löpsinger, n°1005.

Proof on Japan paper, justified "E.A" and signed by the artist in black pencil. Plate for Cervantes, "Don Quixote de la Manche", Paris, Joseph Foret, 1957.

Provenance: Galerie Michèle Broutta.

Medium
Condition
Rare slight small folds of manipulation on the edge of the sheet at the top and bottom.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Don Quichotte

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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Aurore, Don Quichotte., 1957

Original lithograph, printed in colors.
16 1/2 × 12 4/5 in
42 × 32.5 cm
Location
PARIS
Certificate
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MD
Martinez D.
PARIS

Reference: Michler et Löpsinger, n°1005.

Proof on Japan paper, justified "E.A" and …

Medium
Condition
Rare slight small folds of manipulation on the edge of the sheet at the top and bottom.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Don Quichotte

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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