Salvador Dalí - Evening & Day Editions New York Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Phillips
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  • Artist Biography

    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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The Face in the Windmill

Lithograph in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 20 1/8 x 26 1/4 in. (51.1 x 66.7 cm)
S. 25 x 38 in. (63.5 x 96.5 cm)

signed and annotated `E' in pencil (from the group of 10 lettered A through J, aside from the edition of 150), also signed, inscribed and with a remarque drawing in ink, published by Sidney Lucas, New York (with their inkstamp), unframed.

$3,000 - 5,000 

Sold for $6,000

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New York Auction 28 October 2014 11am & 5:30pm