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Salvador Dalí

Hamlet (M. & L. 607-616; F. 73-2 A-J), 1973-4

The complete portfolio, comprising ten etchings printed in colors with handcoloring
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Each signed in pencil and numbered 84/145, loose (as issued), on wove paper, with title, text and …

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Each signed in pencil and numbered 84/145, loose (as issued), on wove paper, with title, text and justification, printed by Manuel Robbe, Paris, published by Les Heures Claires, Paris, contained in the paper folders with text, original red cloth-covered boards and slipcase (10 prints).

each plate approx.: 385 by 285 …

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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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Each signed in pencil and numbered 84/145, loose (as issued), on wove paper, with title, text and …

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Each signed in pencil and numbered 84/145, loose (as issued), on wove paper, with title, text and justification, printed by Manuel Robbe, Paris, published by Les Heures Claires, Paris, contained in the paper folders with text, original red cloth-covered boards and slipcase (10 prints).

each plate approx.: 385 by 285 …

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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

Hamlet (M. & L. 607-616; F. 73-2 A-J), 1973-4

The complete portfolio, comprising ten etchings printed in colors with handcoloring
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