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Artist: Salvador Dali, Spanish (1904 - 1989)
Title: Three Graces of Hawaii (Tarot: Three of Cups)
Year: 1979
Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil
Edition: PP 2/5
Image Size: 22.5 x 16 inches
Frame Size: 39 x 29.5 inches

Reference #: Field 79-13

Published by Levine and Levine, New York

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
Frame
Included
Publisher
Levine and Levine, NY

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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Three Graces of Hawaii (Tarot: Three of Cups), 1979

Lithograph
39 × 29 1/2 in
99.1 × 74.9 cm
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Location
Long Island City
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Artist: Salvador Dali, Spanish (1904 - 1989)
Title: Three Graces of Hawaii (Tarot: Three of Cups)

Medium
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
Frame
Included
Publisher
Levine and Levine, NY

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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