Salvador Dali - After 50 Years of Surrealism
Spanish (1904 – 1989)
Salvador Dali After 50 Years of Surrealism – 1974
The Salvador Dali After 50 Years of Surrealism suite consists of an introduction by Salvador Dali. Then the portfolio with complete text in English and 12 engravings. The text and engravings are enclosed in a black portfolio case with with inner folder which is in excellent condition. The sheets have full margins, loose as issued with a size of 26 x 19 3/4 in. This is from the edition of A EA on Arches published by Transworld Art. Each etching has a cover sheet with text describing the etching. Sold as the complete portfolio. The size is 22 1/2 x 15 5/8″ on 26 x 19 7/8″.
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Dalí was known for his role in Surrealism. He was also a seminal example of celebrity showmanship. Subsequently the cult of personality is a phenomenon that dominates popular culture today. Dali was always a colorful and flamboyant presence. This is reflected by his signature cape, wide-eyed expression and trademark upturned waxed mustache. Dalí was a master of self-promotion and spectacle.
This is the tirage
The total edition is 460. There are 195 on Arches (A1/195 – A195/195) (English). There are 35 on Arches with an extra suite on Japon (AI/AXXXV – A/XXXV – AXXXV) (English). Also there are 195 on Rives (F1/195 – F195/195) (French). There are 35 on French with an extra suite on Japon (FI/AXXXV – F/XXXV – AXXXV) (French). Finally there are some A EAs on Arches, and some F EAs on Lana.
Available for sale are:
1) The complete portfolio of 12 engravings, complete with case, text and tirage page. Available
2) The Individual engravings as noted below. Available
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