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Salvador Dalí

Es doll and Mujer con Patotxo- femme au fagot (double-sided work), 1923

Pencil on paper
7 3/4 × 5 3/4 in
19.7 × 14.6 cm
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EXHIBITED: "Dalí 100 Years," San Francisco, California, May 11-30, 2004; "Dalí 100 …

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EXHIBITED: "Dalí 100 Years," San Francisco, California, May 11-30, 2004; "Dalí 100 Years," Fort Worth, Texas, June 10-27, 2004. NOTE: The late Monsieur Robert Descharnes confirmed the authenticity of this work, which is accompanied by his certificate dated April 23, 2004 (archives no. D-3805).

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Dated lower right: 1923
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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.

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EXHIBITED: "Dalí 100 Years," San Francisco, California, May 11-30, 2004; "Dalí 100 …

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EXHIBITED: "Dalí 100 Years," San Francisco, California, May 11-30, 2004; "Dalí 100 Years," Fort Worth, Texas, June 10-27, 2004. NOTE: The late Monsieur Robert Descharnes confirmed the authenticity of this work, which is accompanied by his certificate dated April 23, 2004 (archives no. D-3805).

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Dated lower right: 1923
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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

Es doll and Mujer con Patotxo- femme au fagot (double-sided work), 1923

Pencil on paper
7 3/4 × 5 3/4 in
19.7 × 14.6 cm
Bidding closed
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