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Salvador Dalí, ‘Christ of St John of The Cross, 1974’, Roseberys
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Salvador Dalí

Christ of St John of The Cross, 1974

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Roseberys

1974, signed

inscribed A/P and numbered 70 from the edition of 75, 41cm (high), on a stone plinth, …

1974, signed

inscribed A/P and numbered 70 from the edition of 75, 41cm (high), on a stone plinth, (ARR)

Provenance: 2049 Obra Contemporanea S.A., Getxo, Espana, whose certificate of authenticity accompanies this lot

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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.

Salvador Dalí, ‘Christ of St John of The Cross, 1974’, Roseberys
Salvador Dalí, ‘Christ of St John of The Cross, 1974’, Roseberys
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About the work
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1974, signed

inscribed A/P and numbered 70 from the edition of 75, 41cm (high), on a stone plinth, …

1974, signed

inscribed A/P and numbered 70 from the edition of 75, 41cm (high), on a stone plinth, (ARR)

Provenance: 2049 Obra Contemporanea S.A., Getxo, Espana, whose certificate of authenticity accompanies this lot

Medium
Sculpture
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

Christ of St John of The Cross, 1974

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