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Salvador Dalí Wood Engraving "Apparition de Dité"

Item Details

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904 – 1989)
Apparition de Dité (The Appearance of Dis), circa 1964
Wood engraving on paper
Signed in plate
French edition
Hell Canto 34 from The Divine Comedy suite
Published by Jean Estrade, Les heures claires
Jena Estrade blind stamp present
Auction inventory label with work information to verso

Literature
Albert Field, The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí, page 189 – 200.

Salvador Dalí was born in Figueres, Spain and is known for his Surrealist and otherworldly compositions. He was encouraged to pursue his artistic inclinations at a young age and in 1922 he enrolled at the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid, Spain. As most artists during his lifetime, Dalí moved to Paris to collaborate with his contemporaries including Picasso, Magritte, and Miró. Dalí’s body of work is based on his ability to translate his profound understanding of what is just beyond human consciousness into something tangible. Dalí’s extensive oeuvre can be seen in many public collections including the MoMA, New York; the Salvador Dalí Museum, Florida; and the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago among many others.

Condition

- scratches, scuffs, and nicks to frame, concentrated along bottom edge; deckled edge of sheet; minor toning to sheet.

Dimensions

19.0" W x 21.5" H x 0.5" D

- measures the frame; sheet size 10.25" W x 13" H; image size 7.25" W x 13" H.

Item #

ITMG638112

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