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Salvador Dalí­
Don Quichotte Reading in his Room 1957 Limited Edition Lithograph Salvador Dali

1957

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From the "Don Quichotte de la Mancha" suite is this hand-printed Lithograph on Japon Imperial paper. Dali created 12 original images on stone plates for the edition, and each one reveals Dali's bizarre experimentation and intrigue with abstract expressionism. This work bears Dali's hand signature from the stone plate that was engraved by the artist before going to print. The Lithographs from this edition represent some of the earliest work in print-making by the artist, and are the rarest and most desired by collectors. SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989) Salvador Dali's work is associated with the surrealist movement of the 20th Century. A diverse and multi-talented artist, Dali is considered one of the most collected artists today, and his works offer an incredible opportunity for enormous appreciation in value. In addition to his original works, Dali produced works on paper for reproduction using dry point, etching, woodcut, and lithography. Many of his works are held in prestigious private and public collections world-wide. Original Limited Edition Stone Lithograph on Japon Imperial paper, 1957. Edition Size: 233, plus proofs. Paper Size: 16.25" x 12.875." Signed in the stone plate by the artist before going to print. Published by Joseph Foret. Field's Catalog Reference #: 57-1, I. Excellent Condition; never framed or matted.

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  • Creator
    Salvador Dalí­ (1904 - 1989, Spanish)
  • Creation Year
    1957
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.25 in. (41.28 cm)Width: 12.875 in. (32.71 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
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  • Gallery Location
    Mount Clemens, MI
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU146527394822

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About the Artist

Salvador Dalí­

Instantly recognizable by his waxed, upturned mustache, the flamboyant Salvador Dalí (1904–89) is one of modern art’s most distinctive figures. He is also one of the icons of the 20-century avant-garde Surrealist movement, whose dreamlike images, drawn from the depths of the unconscious, he deployed in paintings, sculptures, prints and fashion, as well as in film collaborations with Luis Buñuel and Alfred Hitchcock.Dalí was born in Figueres, Catalonia, and even as a youngster, displayed the sensitivity, sharp perception and vivid imagination that would later define his artworks. In these, he conjured childhood memories and employed religious symbols and Freudian imagery like staircases, keys and dripping candles to create unexpected, often shocking pieces.His use of hyperrealism in conveying Surrealist symbols and concepts that subvert accepted notions of reality is epitomized in what is perhaps his most recognizable painting, The Persistence of Memory (1931), in which he depicts the fluidity of time through melting clocks, their forms inspired by Camembert cheese melting in the sun. Dalí’s artistic genius, eccentric personality and eternal quest for fame made him a global celebrity. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”Find Salvador Dalí prints, sculptures and other works on 1stDibs.
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