Salvador Dalí, ‘Casanova Table 12’, 1980, Deodato Arte

Amazing color etching made for the book "Salvador Dalí llustra Casanova", edited in 1980.
Through 13 engravings, the surrealist Catalan artist represents some episodes from Giacomo Casanova's Memoires.

This work is a colored etching signed in the lower right and numbered in the lower left, with 350 copies in the world.

It has the dry stamp on the bottom left.

Signature: Signed in the lower right

About Salvador Dalí

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.”

Spanish, 1904-1989, Figueres, Spain