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Salvador Dalí

La Tauramachie Individuelle (Field 72-11; M&L 153a), 1966

Etching with aquatint printed in colours
11 1/2 × 17 2/5 in
29.3 × 44.2 cm
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Signed and numbered in roman numerals from the edition of 100 in pencil, on japan paper, printed and published by Pierre Argillet, Paris, with full margins, plate 293 x 442mm (11 1/2 x 17 3/8in) (unframed)

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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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

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Signed and numbered in roman numerals from the edition of 100 in pencil, on japan paper, printed and published by Pierre Argillet, Paris, with full margins, plate 293 x 442mm (11 1/2 x 17 3/8in) (unframed)

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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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

Salvador Dalí

La Tauramachie Individuelle (Field 72-11; M&L 153a), 1966

Etching with aquatint printed in colours
11 1/2 × 17 2/5 in
29.3 × 44.2 cm
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