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Salvador Dalí

La Conquête du Cosmos II (Conquest of the Cosmos II), 1974

The complete set of six drypoint and lithographs with embossing in colors, on Arches and Rives BFK paper, with full margins, contained in the original dark blue velvet-covered portfolio
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All images: 29 3/4 x 22 in. (75.6 x 55.9 cm)
All sheets: 39 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. (99.7 x 69.9 cm)

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All images: 29 3/4 x 22 in. (75.6 x 55.9 cm)
All sheets: 39 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. (99.7 x 69.9 cm)

All signed and numbered LX/CLXXXXV in pencil, additionally signed by Jean Lavigne (there were also 195 on Arches and 195 proofs on Arches and Rives BFK paper), published by Jean Lavigne, Paris, two 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.

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Phillips

All images: 29 3/4 x 22 in. (75.6 x 55.9 cm)
All sheets: 39 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. (99.7 x 69.9 cm)

All …

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All images: 29 3/4 x 22 in. (75.6 x 55.9 cm)
All sheets: 39 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. (99.7 x 69.9 cm)

All signed and numbered LX/CLXXXXV in pencil, additionally signed by Jean Lavigne (there were also 195 on Arches and 195 proofs on Arches and Rives BFK paper), published by Jean Lavigne, Paris, two framed.

Including: Latecomer …

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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 Conquête du Cosmos II (Conquest of the Cosmos II), 1974

The complete set of six drypoint and lithographs with embossing in colors, on Arches and Rives BFK paper, with full margins, contained in the original dark blue velvet-covered portfolio
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