Salvador Dalí, ‘Grenade et l'ange (Field 69-11L; M&L 355e)’, 1969, Forum Auctions
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Salvador Dalí

Grenade et l'ange (Field 69-11L; M&L 355e), 1969

Lithograph printed in colours with etching and embossing
22 1/5 × 14 3/5 in
56.5 × 37 cm
Edition of 200
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signed and inscribed 'Epreuve d'artist' in pencil, an artist's proof aside from the …

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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, ‘Grenade et l'ange (Field 69-11L; M&L 355e)’, 1969, Forum Auctions
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signed and inscribed 'Epreuve d'artist' in pencil, an artist's proof aside from the numbered edition of 200, on wove paper, as included in 'Flordali', printed by Ateliers Rigal and Matthieu, publihed by Werbungs- und Commerz Union Anstalt, Basel, with full margins, plate 565 x 370mm (22 1/4 x …

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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

Grenade et l'ange (Field 69-11L; M&L 355e), 1969

Lithograph printed in colours with etching and embossing
22 1/5 × 14 3/5 in
56.5 × 37 cm
Edition of 200
Bidding closed
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