Salvador Dalí, ‘Und sieh, zween Engel kamen niedersteigend Mit Feuerschwertern in der rechten Hand’, 1974, Print, Color wood engraving, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Salvador Dalí

Und sieh, zween Engel kamen niedersteigend Mit Feuerschwertern in der rechten Hand, 1974

Color wood engraving
10 × 7 3/4 in
25.4 × 19.7 cm
Edition 232/1000
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction

Unframed

Medium
Signature
L/M
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, ‘Und sieh, zween Engel kamen niedersteigend Mit Feuerschwertern in der rechten Hand’, 1974, Print, Color wood engraving, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction

Unframed

Medium
Signature
L/M
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

Und sieh, zween Engel kamen niedersteigend Mit Feuerschwertern in der rechten Hand, 1974

Color wood engraving
10 × 7 3/4 in
25.4 × 19.7 cm
Edition 232/1000
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Salvador Dalí
Related works
Get the Artsy iOS app
Discover, buy, and sell art by the world’s leading artists
To download, scan this code with your phone’s camera