DP
Dali Paris
Paris

Jean de la Fontaine’s fables are the most famous tales of the 17th century, which is a great representation of the French society under the reign of Louis the 14th’s era. Using animals to tell about human morality and values, La Fontaine avoided censorship with subtlety and communicates to us is ideas via personifying …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on the right corner, numbered on the left
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Not included
Series
Le Bestiaire de La Fontaine

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.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions
2019
Masterpiece Collection / SingaporeOpera Gallery
2016
Highlights from Kunstmuseum BernKunstmuseum Bern
2015
Salvador DalíOpera Gallery
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The Horse And The Wolf, 1974

Original engraving + added color
19 7/10 × 26 in
50 × 66 cm
Edition of 682
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€2,500 - 5,000
Location
Paris
Certificate
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DP
Dali Paris
Paris

Jean de la Fontaine’s fables are the most famous tales of the 17th century, which is a great …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on the right corner, numbered on the left
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Not included
Series
Le Bestiaire de La Fontaine

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.

High auction record
£13.5m, Sotheby's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, de la Cruz Collection
Selected exhibitions (3)
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