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  • Literature

    Ralf Michler and Lutz Löpsinger 752-763

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including: King Saul; Joseph; The Rock; Adam and Eve; King Solomon; Jeremiah; Elijah; Jonah and the Whale; Moses; King David; and Noah's Ark

  • Artist Bio

    Salvador Dalí

    Spanish • 1904 - 1989

    Salvador Dalí was perhaps the most broadly known member of the Surrealist movement of the early twentieth century. Heavily influenced by Sigmund Freud, the avant-garde style explored consciousness and dream-like states through exaggerated landscapes and bizarre or grotesque imagery. Using the means of painting, sculpture, printmaking, film and literature, Dalí explored these ideas with a meticulous hand and inventive wit. 

    Although known for his role in Surrealism, Dalí was also a seminal example of celebrity showmanship and the cult of personality, a phenomenon that dominates popular culture today. Always a colorful and flamboyant presence with his signature cape, wide-eyed expression and trademark upturned waxed mustache, Dalí was a master of self-promotion and spectacle.

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Property from a Private Collection

Our Historical Heritage

1975
The complete set of 11 etchings with stencil hand-coloring, on Arches paper, with full margins, contained in the original blue cloth covered portfolio with copper relief.
all I. approximately 15 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. (40 x 57.8 cm)
all S. 26 x 19 5/8 in. (66 x 49.8 cm)

All signed and numbered 389/400 in pencil, from the edition of 450 with color variations (there was also an edition of 300 reserved for South America), published by Léon Amiel, Paris.

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

sold for $10,000

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 17 October 2017