Salvador Dalí, ‘Playing Cards: Ace of Diamonds; King of Diamonds; Queen of Diamonds; and Jack of Diamonds, from Playing-Cards’, 1972, Phillips
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Salvador Dalí

Playing Cards: Ace of Diamonds; King of Diamonds; Queen of Diamonds; and Jack of Diamonds, from Playing-Cards, 1972

Four lithographs in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
Edition 134/150 + 5AP
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all I. 14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (35.9 x 23.5 cm)
all S. 25 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (65.4 x 50.2 cm)

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All signed and numbered 134/150 in pencil (there were also 20 in Roman numerals on Japanese paper and 5 artist's proofs), all signed by …
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, ‘Playing Cards: Ace of Diamonds; King of Diamonds; Queen of Diamonds; and Jack of Diamonds, from Playing-Cards’, 1972, Phillips
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all I. 14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (35.9 x 23.5 cm)
all S. 25 3/4 x 19 3/4 in. (65.4 x 50.2 cm)

Medium
Print
Signature
All signed and numbered 134/150 in pencil (there were also 20 in Roman numerals on Japanese paper and 5 artist's proofs), all signed by …
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

Playing Cards: Ace of Diamonds; King of Diamonds; Queen of Diamonds; and Jack of Diamonds, from Playing-Cards, 1972

Four lithographs in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins.
Edition 134/150 + 5AP
Bidding closed
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