Salvador Dalí Decomposition Wood Engravings "La montée de Géryon"
Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989)
La montée de Géryon (The Coming up of Geryon), circa 1960
Twelve wood engravings on paper
Heaven Canto 16 from The Divine Comedy suite
Published by Joseph Forêt, Les heures claires
Includes a certificate of authenticity
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.
- minor wear to edges of papers.
- measures each sheet.