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Salvador Dalí

Song of Songs, 1971

The complete set of 12 etchings with stencil coloring and gold gilding, on Arches paper, with full margins, folded (as issued), with title, colophon and text pages, all contained in the original blue cloth-covored portfolio.
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Including: King Solomon; The Kiss; The Shepherd; The King's Train; The Dovelike Eyes of the …

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Including: King Solomon; The Kiss; The Shepherd; The King's Train; The Dovelike Eyes of the Bride; The Bridegroom Leaps upon the Mountains; The Beloved Looks Forth Like a Roe; The Beloved is as Fair as a Company of Horses; Thou art Fair, My Love, and Thy Breasts...; The Beloved Feeds Among the Lilies; The Fruits …

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All signed and numbered 50/250 in pencil (there were also I-VI on parchment; VII-L on Japanese paper and 20 hors commerce numbered A-T), … Read more
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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About the work
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P
Phillips

Including: King Solomon; The Kiss; The Shepherd; The King's Train; The Dovelike Eyes of the …

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Including: King Solomon; The Kiss; The Shepherd; The King's Train; The Dovelike Eyes of the Bride; The Bridegroom Leaps upon the Mountains; The Beloved Looks Forth Like a Roe; The Beloved is as Fair as a Company of Horses; Thou art Fair, My Love, and Thy Breasts...; The Beloved Feeds Among the Lilies; The Fruits …

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Medium
Books and Portfolios
Signature
All signed and numbered 50/250 in pencil (there were also I-VI on parchment; VII-L on Japanese paper and 20 hors commerce numbered A-T), … Read more
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

Song of Songs, 1971

The complete set of 12 etchings with stencil coloring and gold gilding, on Arches paper, with full margins, folded (as issued), with title, colophon and text pages, all contained in the original blue cloth-covored portfolio.
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