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Salvador Dalí

Tristan et Iseult, 1970

The complete set of 21 drypoints in colours, on BFK Rives paper, with full margins
17 4/5 × 12 4/5 in
45.3 × 32.5 cm
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Phillips

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All images: 39.7 x 26 cm (15 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
All sheets: 45.3 x 32.5 cm (17 7/8 x 12 3/4 in.)

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Each signed in pencil on the front and annotated 'Epreuve de notre collection' and signed by Denise Rigal in pencil on the reverse (a proof … Read more
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.

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P
Phillips

Property Subject to the Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

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Property Subject to the Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

All images: 39.7 x 26 cm (15 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
All sheets: 45.3 x 32.5 cm (17 7/8 x 12 3/4 in.)

Medium
Print
Signature
Each signed in pencil on the front and annotated 'Epreuve de notre collection' and signed by Denise Rigal in pencil on the reverse (a proof … Read more
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

Tristan et Iseult, 1970

The complete set of 21 drypoints in colours, on BFK Rives paper, with full margins
17 4/5 × 12 4/5 in
45.3 × 32.5 cm
Bidding closed
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