Melting Clock

Salvador Dalí (After)
Spanish (1904–1989)

Date: 1968
Etching, signed in the plate
Image Size: 7 x 5 inches
Size: 15 in. x 11 in. (38.1 cm x 27.94 cm)
Frame Size: 25.5 x 24.5 inches
Publisher: Collectors' Guild, NYC

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Condition
Excellent
Signature
Signed in the plate
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Publisher
Collectors' Guild, NYC
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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.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions
2019
Masterpiece Collection / SingaporeOpera Gallery
2016
Highlights from Kunstmuseum BernKunstmuseum Bern
2015
Salvador DalíOpera Gallery
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Melting Clock, 1968

Etching, signed in the plate
15 × 11 in
38.1 × 27.9 cm
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Melting Clock

Salvador Dalí (After)
Spanish (1904–1989)

Date: 1968
Etching, signed in the plate
Image …

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Signed in the plate
Frame
Included
Publisher
Collectors' Guild, NYC
Price ranges of small prints by Salvador Dalí
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$400–$800
This work
$0
$8,400+

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.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions (3)
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