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Salvador Dalí

Kniender Ritter, 1968

Hand-colored Etching on Japon nacré
12 3/5 × 9 2/5 in
32 × 24 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Düsseldorf
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Galerie Kellermann
Düsseldorf
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Chevalier à genou
from the Suite „Faust – Walpurgisnacht“, 1968/69,
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Chevalier à genou
from the Suite „Faust – Walpurgisnacht“, 1968/69,
Werksverzeichnis Michler-Löpsinger 305k,
numbered, signed and framed with museum glass

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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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Chevalier à genou
from the Suite „Faust – Walpurgisnacht“, 1968/69,
Werksverzeichnis …

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Chevalier à genou
from the Suite „Faust – Walpurgisnacht“, 1968/69,
Werksverzeichnis Michler-Löpsinger 305k,
numbered, signed and framed with museum glass

Medium
Print
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

Kniender Ritter, 1968

Hand-colored Etching on Japon nacré
12 3/5 × 9 2/5 in
32 × 24 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
Düsseldorf
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