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Dali Paris
Paris

The Grail Quest is a work of spiritual literature, all the details of which "signify" and are used to convey a certain message. But this novel is at the same time an authentic literary masterpiece, one of the most beautiful of all the Middle Ages.

Having lost track of the Grail, the knights of the Round …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, numbered on front lower left and signed on front lower right
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Not included
Series
La Quête Du Graal

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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Viviane and Lancelot du Lac, 1975

Original Engraving
17 9/10 × 12 9/10 in
45.5 × 32.8 cm
Edition of 355
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€2,500 - 5,000
Location
Paris
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DP
Dali Paris
Paris

The Grail Quest is a work of spiritual literature, all the details of which "signify" and …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, numbered on front lower left and signed on front lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
La Quête Du Graal

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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