Salvador Dalí, ‘The Snail And The Angel’, 1977, Sculpture, Bronze lost wax process, Dali Paris
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Salvador Dalí

The Snail And The Angel, 1977

Bronze lost wax process
17 3/10 in
44 cm
Edition of 350 + 35 EA
.
€24,300
Location
Paris
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Dali Paris
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Patina: Green/Gold
The snail occupies an important place in the Dalinian universe, as it is …

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Perseo foundry
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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, ‘The Snail And The Angel’, 1977, Sculpture, Bronze lost wax process, Dali Paris
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Patina: Green/Gold
The snail occupies an important place in the Dalinian universe, as it is intimately connected with Sigmund Freud, whom Dalí came to regard as his spiritual father. Dalí was surrounded by psychoanalytical influences and theories of the subconscious were incorporated into his art. Dalí longed to meet …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Signed in the mold
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Manufacturer
Perseo foundry
Image rights
I.A.R
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 Snail And The Angel, 1977

Bronze lost wax process
17 3/10 in
44 cm
Edition of 350 + 35 EA
.
€24,300
Location
Paris
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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