La Rose (The Rose)

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  • Literature

    Ralf Michler and Lutz W. Löpsinger 845

  • 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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La Rose (The Rose)

1976-77
Etching with drypoint and stencil in colors, on Japon nacré paper, with full margins.
I. 14 1/2 x 19 7/8 in. (36.8 x 50.5 cm)
S. 22 1/2 x 30 1/4 in. (57.2 x 76.8 cm)

Signed and numbered 118/200 in pencil (there were also 300 on Arches and 50 hors commerce), published by Gelander/Monterniers and distributed by Gerschman and Editions de Francony, unframed.

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$1,000 - 1,500 

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 25 October 2019