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Salvador Dalí

Calderòn de la Barca, 1975

Etching and Aquatint
15 × 11 2/5 in
38 × 29 × 0.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Black and white etching and aquatint from the Salvador Dalì's portfolio of 16 colored etching …

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Black and white etching and aquatint from the Salvador Dalì's portfolio of 16 colored etching with aquatint "La Vida es sueño" with text by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600-1681), published in 1975. This etching represents a portrait of the Spanish writer of the Golden Age, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, …

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Signed and dated on plate "Dalì, 1966" on lower-right margin.
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Subirana, Barcelona
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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

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Black and white etching and aquatint from the Salvador Dalì's portfolio of 16 colored etching …

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Black and white etching and aquatint from the Salvador Dalì's portfolio of 16 colored etching with aquatint "La Vida es sueño" with text by Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600-1681), published in 1975. This etching represents a portrait of the Spanish writer of the Golden Age, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, …

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Signature
Signed and dated on plate "Dalì, 1966" on lower-right margin.
Publisher
Subirana, Barcelona
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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

Salvador Dalí

Calderòn de la Barca, 1975

Etching and Aquatint
15 × 11 2/5 in
38 × 29 × 0.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Only Exhibition
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