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    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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Triumph of the Sea

1965
Lithograph in colors, on wove paper, with full margins,
I. 20 3/8 x 25 7/8 in. (51.8 x 65.7 cm)
S. 26 1/8 x 31 7/8 in. (66.4 x 81 cm)

signed and numbered 34/150 in pencil, published by Sidney Lucas, New York (with their inkstamp), unframed.

Estimate
$2,000 - 4,000 

Sold for $2,750

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