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Salvador Dalí

Les Yeux Fleuris, ca. 1942

Oil on canvas
27 × 19 3/8 in
68.6 × 49.2 cm
This is a unique work.
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Palm Desert, Jackson Hole, New York, San Francisco, Montecito
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Heather James Fine Art
Palm Desert, Jackson Hole, +3 more
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Provenance:
Marquis Georges de Cuevas, Monte-Carlo
Hans Schemke, France
Private Collection, France
Private Collection, England
Private Collection, California

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Painting
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Artwork in good condition
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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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Heather James Fine Art
Palm Desert, Jackson Hole, +3 more
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http://www.heatherjames.com/multimedia/salvador-dali-les-yeux-fleuris
Provenance:
Marquis Georges de Cuevas, Monte-Carlo
Hans Schemke, France
Private Collection, France
Private Collection, England
Private Collection, California

Medium
Painting
Condition
Artwork in good condition
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
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

Les Yeux Fleuris, ca. 1942

Oil on canvas
27 × 19 3/8 in
68.6 × 49.2 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
Location
Palm Desert, Jackson Hole, New York, San Francisco, Montecito
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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