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Salvador Dalí

Cavalier casqué aux Papillons, 1971

Aquatint/Etching
26 1/5 × 20 in
66.5 × 50.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€1,100
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Only Exhibition
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The whole edition is composed by 250 print proofs on Richard de Bas paper and 50 proofs on Japon.

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The whole edition is composed by 250 print proofs on Richard de Bas paper and 50 proofs on Japon.

In very good conditions except for a visible corrugated paper in correspondence of the area of the impression.

Reference: Michler and Löpsinger n. 520.

Image Dimensions: 31.3 x 24.3 cm

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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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

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The whole edition is composed by 250 print proofs on Richard de Bas paper and 50 proofs on Japon.

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The whole edition is composed by 250 print proofs on Richard de Bas paper and 50 proofs on Japon.

In very good conditions except for a visible corrugated paper in correspondence of the area of the impression.

Reference: Michler and Löpsinger n. 520.

Image Dimensions: 31.3 x 24.3 cm

Medium
Print
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

Cavalier casqué aux Papillons, 1971

Aquatint/Etching
26 1/5 × 20 in
66.5 × 50.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€1,100
location
Only Exhibition
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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