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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, France

  • Literature

    Ralf Michler and Lutz W. Löpsinger 508

  • 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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150

A.D., Hommage à Dürer

1971
Etching and drypoint with hand-coloring, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.
I. 11 5/8 x 15 1/4 in. (29.5 x 38.7 cm)
S. 19 1/2 x 25 3/8 in. (49.5 x 64.5 cm)

Signed and annotated 'No Épreuve D'artiste' and 'No Bon a Tirer' in pencil, further annotated 'BAT aquarelle faisant partie de notre collection N Rigal' in pencil on the reverse (a hand-colored proof before the stenciled edition of 100 on Rives and 50 on Japanese paper), published by Editions Graphiques Internationales, Paris, unframed.

Estimate
$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $8,125

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Evening & Day Editions

New York Auction 17 October 2018