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Salvador Dalí

The Judgement of Paris, 1963

Etching and drypoint
19 3/4 × 15 7/8 in
50.2 × 40.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Christopher-Clark Fine Art
San Francisco
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Original etching and drypoint printed in colors on Japan paper

Hand-signed in pencil in the margin …

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Original etching and drypoint printed in colors on Japan paper

Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Dalí, also signed and dated in the plate lower left.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 20 on this paper, numbered in pencil in the margin lower left (apart from the edition on …

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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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

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Original etching and drypoint printed in colors on Japan paper

Hand-signed in pencil in the margin …

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Original etching and drypoint printed in colors on Japan paper

Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Dalí, also signed and dated in the plate lower left.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 20 on this paper, numbered in pencil in the margin lower left (apart from the edition on …

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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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

Salvador Dalí

The Judgement of Paris, 1963

Etching and drypoint
19 3/4 × 15 7/8 in
50.2 × 40.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
San Francisco
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