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Salvador Dalí

La Reine Iseult et sa fille. (Queen Isuelt and her Daughter.)

Drypoint etching printed in colours on BFK Rives wove paper
17 7/10 × 13 in
45 × 33 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,500
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Peter Harrington Gallery
London
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One of 25 in roman numerals aside from the edition of 125. Light toning to borders from previous …

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One of 25 in roman numerals aside from the edition of 125. Light toning to borders from previous mount otherwise in excellent condition. Presented in a white gold leaf frame with acrylic glazing.

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Signed in pencil by Dali lower left, numbered lower right. Orange tree blind stamp lower left.
Publisher
Pamela Verlag
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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

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About the work
Peter Harrington Gallery
London
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One of 25 in roman numerals aside from the edition of 125. Light toning to borders from previous …

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One of 25 in roman numerals aside from the edition of 125. Light toning to borders from previous mount otherwise in excellent condition. Presented in a white gold leaf frame with acrylic glazing.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in pencil by Dali lower left, numbered lower right. Orange tree blind stamp lower left.
Publisher
Pamela Verlag
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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

Salvador Dalí

La Reine Iseult et sa fille. (Queen Isuelt and her Daughter.)

Drypoint etching printed in colours on BFK Rives wove paper
17 7/10 × 13 in
45 × 33 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,500
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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