Salvador Dalí, ‘La Moissonneuse (The Combine-harvester), for Hommage à Leonardo da Vinci (American Inventions)’, 1975, Print, Drypoint with extensive hand-coloring in gouache, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins, Phillips
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Salvador Dalí

La Moissonneuse (The Combine-harvester), for Hommage à Leonardo da Vinci (American Inventions), 1975

Drypoint with extensive hand-coloring in gouache, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins
22 1/5 × 29 3/5 in
56.5 × 75.2 cm
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Image: 14 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. (36.2 x 50.2 cm)
Sheet: 22 1/4 x 29 5/8 in. (56.5 x 75.2 cm)

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Signed and inscribed 'Bon à tirer' in pencil (a good-to-print proof, before the edition of 450 and 60 artist's proofs on Arches), published …
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 Moissonneuse (The Combine-harvester), for Hommage à Leonardo da Vinci (American Inventions)’, 1975, Print, Drypoint with extensive hand-coloring in gouache, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins, Phillips
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Image: 14 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. (36.2 x 50.2 cm)
Sheet: 22 1/4 x 29 5/8 in. (56.5 x 75.2 cm)

Medium
Signature
Signed and inscribed 'Bon à tirer' in pencil (a good-to-print proof, before the edition of 450 and 60 artist's proofs on Arches), published …
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 Moissonneuse (The Combine-harvester), for Hommage à Leonardo da Vinci (American Inventions), 1975

Drypoint with extensive hand-coloring in gouache, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins
22 1/5 × 29 3/5 in
56.5 × 75.2 cm
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