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Salvador Dali 1947 Angel with Child Ink and Wash Drawing

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Original ink and ink wash drawing by Salvador Dali (Spanish 1904-1989). The drawing features a surrealistic angel holding a child. Dali's large and bold signature is to the right along with a creation date of 1947. This appears to be a dedicatory drawing for an unknown patron(s) with a possible connection to Lyon. Drawing is on tan wove paper and measures 31.5 cm by 25 cm. In very good original condition with the exception of a couple very minor losses to the lower right edge and corner. The drawing includes an authenticity report by Bernard Ewell.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.41 in. (31.5 cm)Width: 9.85 in. (25 cm)Depth: 0.4 in. (1 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1947
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. In very good original condition with the exception of a couple very minor losses to the lower right edge and corner.
  • Seller Location
    Pasadena, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1046622062152

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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.”

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