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Salvador DalĂ­ (Spanish, 1904-1989) After Fifty Years of Surrealism, Lot of Thirteen

After Fifty Years of Surrealism

1974

twelve drypoints with portfolio 

each signed in pencil l.r., and numbered A56/195 l.l. 

portfolio numbered A56/195 (English edition) and artist signed

printed on the presses of Ateliers Rigal on Velin d'Arches paper, with watermark

published by Transworld Art, SA, Fribourg, Switzerland

each print framed 

15.75 x 11.75 in. (each plate), 29.5 x 24.5 in. (each frame), 28.25 x 21.75 in. (portfolio) 

The prints and texts are titled as follows:
Picasso: A Ticket to Glory
A Shattering Entrance Upon the American Stage
Gala's Castle
Gala's Godly Back
The Great Inquisitor Expels the Saviour
The Curse Overthrown
The Museum of Genius and Fancy
God, Time, Space, and the Pope
The Divine Core of Gala
Flung Out like a Fag-End by the Big Wigs
The Laurels of Happiness
Freud with a Snail Head

This important portfolio by Dali traces the career of the artist by documenting milestones of his private life as well as landmarks of the Surrealist movement. It is at once the continuation and culmination of André Breton's 1924 Surrealist Manifesto, further establishing Dali as one of the movement's most crucial contributors. Accompanying texts by André Parinaud are enclosed in portfolio case.

 

Condition:

Portfolio shows signs of wear consistent with age. 

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$6,000
01/26/2018

 

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