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Salvador Dalí, ‘La Chimère d'Horace (Field 72-6H; M&L 1270a)’, 1970/2, Forum Auctions
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Salvador Dalí

La Chimère d'Horace (Field 72-6H; M&L 1270a), 1970/2

Lithograph printed in colours with embossing
25 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
65 × 50 cm
Edition of 250
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signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Arches wove paper, as included in …

signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Arches wove paper, as included in 'Les Chevaux Daliniens', printed by J.E. Wolfensberger, Zurich, published by Carpentier & Waintrop, Paris, the full sheet, 650 x 500mm (23 1/2 x 19 5/8in) (framed)

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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, ‘La Chimère d'Horace (Field 72-6H; M&L 1270a)’, 1970/2, Forum Auctions
Salvador Dalí, ‘La Chimère d'Horace (Field 72-6H; M&L 1270a)’, 1970/2, Forum Auctions
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signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Arches wove paper, as included in …

signed and numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil, on Arches wove paper, as included in 'Les Chevaux Daliniens', printed by J.E. Wolfensberger, Zurich, published by Carpentier & Waintrop, Paris, the full sheet, 650 x 500mm (23 1/2 x 19 5/8in) (framed)

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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

La Chimère d'Horace (Field 72-6H; M&L 1270a), 1970/2

Lithograph printed in colours with embossing
25 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
65 × 50 cm
Edition of 250
Bidding closed
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