Salvador Dalí, ‘ The Night of Walpurgis Faust - Goethe Series: "Portrait of Marguerite." ’, 1969, Print, Original hand colored copper etching on Arches paper., Off The Wall Gallery
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Salvador Dalí

The Night of Walpurgis Faust - Goethe Series: "Portrait of Marguerite." , 1969

Original hand colored copper etching on Arches paper.
15 × 11 in
38.1 × 27.9 cm
.
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Houston
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Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right margins.
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Series
Goethe Series
Publisher
Pierre Argillet
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, ‘ The Night of Walpurgis Faust - Goethe Series: "Portrait of Marguerite." ’, 1969, Print, Original hand colored copper etching on Arches paper., Off The Wall Gallery
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View
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Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed lower right margins.
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by authorized authenticating body)
Frame
Not included
Series
Goethe Series
Publisher
Pierre Argillet
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
Follow

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

The Night of Walpurgis Faust - Goethe Series: "Portrait of Marguerite." , 1969

Original hand colored copper etching on Arches paper.
15 × 11 in
38.1 × 27.9 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Houston
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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