Salvador Dalí, ‘Iseult and Brangaine (Field 70-10R; M&L 423b)’, 1970, Forum Auctions
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Salvador Dalí

Iseult and Brangaine (Field 70-10R; M&L 423b), 1970

Etching printed in colours
15 7/10 × 10 2/5 in
40 × 26.5 cm
Edition of 125
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signed in pencil, from the Italian edition of 125, on Lana wove paper, printed by Ateliers Rigal, …

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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, ‘Iseult and Brangaine (Field 70-10R; M&L 423b)’, 1970, Forum Auctions
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signed in pencil, from the Italian edition of 125, on Lana wove paper, printed by Ateliers Rigal, published by Pamela Verlag, with the 'GC' blindstamp, the full sheet, plate 400 x 265mm (15 3/4 x 10 1/2in) (unframed)

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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

Iseult and Brangaine (Field 70-10R; M&L 423b), 1970

Etching printed in colours
15 7/10 × 10 2/5 in
40 × 26.5 cm
Edition of 125
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