Salvador Dalí, ‘Chinois, from Le Cirque (Chinese, from The Circus)’, 1965, Phillips
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Salvador Dalí

Chinois, from Le Cirque (Chinese, from The Circus), 1965

Etching and aquatint in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
20 7/10 × 26 2/5 in
52.7 × 67 cm
Edition 101/175
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Phillips

I. 14 1/4 x 20 5/8 in. (36.2 x 52.4 cm)
S. 20 3/4 x 26 3/8 in. (52.7 x 67 cm)

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Signed, annotated 'Theatre Chinois' and numbered 101/175 in pencil (there were also various artist's proofs), published by Jean Schenider, …
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, ‘Chinois, from Le Cirque (Chinese, from The Circus)’, 1965, Phillips
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I. 14 1/4 x 20 5/8 in. (36.2 x 52.4 cm)
S. 20 3/4 x 26 3/8 in. (52.7 x 67 cm)

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, annotated 'Theatre Chinois' and numbered 101/175 in pencil (there were also various artist's proofs), published by Jean Schenider, …
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

Chinois, from Le Cirque (Chinese, from The Circus), 1965

Etching and aquatint in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
20 7/10 × 26 2/5 in
52.7 × 67 cm
Edition 101/175
Bidding closed
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