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Salvador Dalí

Cavalier à l'étendard, 1965

Ballpoint pen and watercolor on Arches paper
22 1/5 × 15 3/10 in
56.4 × 38.8 cm
This is a unique work.
€75,000 - 100,000
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HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris
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Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr Nicolas Descharnes dated March 30th 2018.

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr Nicolas Descharnes dated March 30th 2018.

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Signed and dated lower right : Dali ; 65. Dedicated lower center : Pour mon ami Henri Soulé toute l'amitié de
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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HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
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Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr Nicolas Descharnes dated March 30th 2018.

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr Nicolas Descharnes dated March 30th 2018.

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed and dated lower right : Dali ; 65. Dedicated lower center : Pour mon ami Henri Soulé toute l'amitié de
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

Cavalier à l'étendard, 1965

Ballpoint pen and watercolor on Arches paper
22 1/5 × 15 3/10 in
56.4 × 38.8 cm
This is a unique work.
€75,000 - 100,000
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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