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Salvador Dalí

I Give Up My Body And Life For The Laws Of Our Fathers, 1967

Original colored lithograph on heavy rag paper
13 3/4 × 19 in
34.9 × 48.3 cm
$1,000 - 2,500
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This print references verses from Maccabees in which a family is brutally tortured and killed …

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This print references verses from Maccabees in which a family is brutally tortured and killed because of their unwillingness to disobey God's law. Dali's image is dark and foreboding. Black-brown rock formations and silhouettes stand out against the light background. The figures sketched in red represent the …

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From the Biblia Sacra Suite: the largest suite of prints ever produced by Salvador Dali
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Rizzoli of Milan, Italy
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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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This print references verses from Maccabees in which a family is brutally tortured and killed …

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This print references verses from Maccabees in which a family is brutally tortured and killed because of their unwillingness to disobey God's law. Dali's image is dark and foreboding. Black-brown rock formations and silhouettes stand out against the light background. The figures sketched in red represent the …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Unsigned
Series
From the Biblia Sacra Suite: the largest suite of prints ever produced by Salvador Dali
Publisher
Rizzoli of Milan, Italy
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Salvador Dalí
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More info
Browse works in this category
$2,200–$2,750
This work
$0
$11,550+
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

I Give Up My Body And Life For The Laws Of Our Fathers, 1967

Original colored lithograph on heavy rag paper
13 3/4 × 19 in
34.9 × 48.3 cm
$1,000 - 2,500
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