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Salvador Dalí

There Appeared To Them Separated Tongues, 1967

Original colored lithograph on heavy rag paper
19 × 13 3/4 in
48.3 × 34.9 cm
$1,000 - 2,500
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Signed in the plate, lower right
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From the Biblia Sacra Suite: the largest suite of prints ever produced by Salvador Dali
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Rizzoli of Milan, Italy
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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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This eye-catching image illustrates Pentecost, the time when the Holy Spirit visits the Apostles …

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This eye-catching image illustrates Pentecost, the time when the Holy Spirit visits the Apostles after the death of Jesus. According to the Bible, the apostles witnessed "tongues of fire" coming down upon them enabling them to speak different languages while still understanding each other. Dali depicts these …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed in the plate, lower right
Series
From the Biblia Sacra Suite: the largest suite of prints ever produced by Salvador Dali
Publisher
Rizzoli of Milan, Italy
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Salvador Dalí
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More info
Browse works in this category
$2,200–$2,750
This work
$0
$11,550+
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

There Appeared To Them Separated Tongues, 1967

Original colored lithograph on heavy rag paper
19 × 13 3/4 in
48.3 × 34.9 cm
$1,000 - 2,500
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