Salvador Dalí, ‘Deux cavaliers’, ca. 1938, HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
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Salvador Dalí

Deux cavaliers, ca. 1938

Pen and black ink on blotting paper glued on cardboard
6 7/10 × 10 9/10 in
16.9 × 27.8 cm
This is a unique work.
€30,000
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Provenance
HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr Nicolas and Mr Olivier Descharnes dated July 3rd 2018.

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Annotated by Jeanne Bucher? at the bottom right: Je certifie que ces dessins proviennent de la collection P. Eluard …
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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, ‘Deux cavaliers’, ca. 1938, HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
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About the work
Provenance
HELENE BAILLY GALLERY
Paris

Certificate of authenticity issued by Mr Nicolas and Mr Olivier Descharnes dated July 3rd 2018.

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Annotated by Jeanne Bucher? at the bottom right: Je certifie que ces dessins proviennent de la collection P. Eluard …
Frame
Included
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

Deux cavaliers, ca. 1938

Pen and black ink on blotting paper glued on cardboard
6 7/10 × 10 9/10 in
16.9 × 27.8 cm
This is a unique work.
€30,000
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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