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Salvador Dalí

Plate 7 (from Les Caprice de Goya de Dalí) (M & L 854; Field 77-3-74), 1977

Drypoint on heliogravure with stencil
17 1/2 × 12 2/5 in
44.5 × 31.5 cm
Edition of 200
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed and numbered from the edition of 200 in pencil, on BFK Rives wove paper, printed by Ateliers Rigal, published by Berggruen/Editions Graphiques Internationales, Paris, with full margins, sheet 445 x 315mm (17 1/2 x 12 3/8 in) (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.

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Signed and numbered from the edition of 200 in pencil, on BFK Rives wove paper, printed by Ateliers Rigal, published by Berggruen/Editions Graphiques Internationales, Paris, with full margins, sheet 445 x 315mm (17 1/2 x 12 3/8 in) (unframed)

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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

Plate 7 (from Les Caprice de Goya de Dalí) (M & L 854; Field 77-3-74), 1977

Drypoint on heliogravure with stencil
17 1/2 × 12 2/5 in
44.5 × 31.5 cm
Edition of 200
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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