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Salvador Dalí

Tarot. The Immaculate Conception (Field 79-12), 1979

Lithograph printed in colours
23 × 16 in
58.5 × 40.7 cm
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Signed, inscribed H.C. and numbered from the edition of 65 in pencil, on Arches paper, with full …

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Signed, inscribed H.C. and numbered from the edition of 65 in pencil, on Arches paper, with full margins.

This lot is with the authentication stamp and signed in pencil by Bruce Hochman of The Salvador Dali Gallery, Ca. verso.

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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, inscribed H.C. and numbered from the edition of 65 in pencil, on Arches paper, with full …

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Signed, inscribed H.C. and numbered from the edition of 65 in pencil, on Arches paper, with full margins.

This lot is with the authentication stamp and signed in pencil by Bruce Hochman of The Salvador Dali Gallery, Ca. verso.

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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.

Salvador Dalí

Tarot. The Immaculate Conception (Field 79-12), 1979

Lithograph printed in colours
23 × 16 in
58.5 × 40.7 cm
Bidding closed
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