Salvador Dalí, ‘Monarchial Flesh Tone (Les Chairs Monarchiques)’, 1971, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
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Salvador Dalí

Monarchial Flesh Tone (Les Chairs Monarchiques), 1971

Lithograph in color with etched remarque
27 × 31 × 1 1/4 in
68.6 × 78.7 × 3.2 cm
Edition 309/395
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction

Paper: 21 7/8 x 29 3/8 in.
Framed: 27 x 31 x 1 1/4 in.

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Signed L/R "dali"
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, ‘Monarchial Flesh Tone (Les Chairs Monarchiques)’, 1971, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
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Paper: 21 7/8 x 29 3/8 in.
Framed: 27 x 31 x 1 1/4 in.

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed L/R "dali"
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

Monarchial Flesh Tone (Les Chairs Monarchiques), 1971

Lithograph in color with etched remarque
27 × 31 × 1 1/4 in
68.6 × 78.7 × 3.2 cm
Edition 309/395
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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