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Salvador Dalí

Postcard by Dalì to The Countess Pecci-Blunt, 1937

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3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
9 × 14 cm
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C.P.A.S. (Carte postale autographe signée) Handwritten, signed postcard addressed to Countess Anna …

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C.P.A.S. (Carte postale autographe signée) Handwritten, signed postcard addressed to Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt. Sent from Tessar, Zürs on 12 April 1937, according to postmark. (9 x 14 cm). In Spanish. The Contessa’s home address partially erased. In perfect condition, except for a small, pale ink stain, on …

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Handwritten, signed postcard addressed to Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt.
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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C.P.A.S. (Carte postale autographe signée) Handwritten, signed postcard addressed to Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt. Sent from Tessar, Zürs on 12 April 1937, according to postmark. (9 x 14 cm). In Spanish. The Contessa’s home address partially erased. In perfect condition, except for a small, pale ink stain, on …

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Handwritten, signed postcard addressed to Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt.
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

Postcard by Dalì to The Countess Pecci-Blunt, 1937

Manuscripts
3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in
9 × 14 cm
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