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Salvador Dali Restrike Etching "Don Quixote" and Benvenuto Cellini Autobiography

Item Details

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989)
Don Quixote
Restrike etching on paper
Signed in plate to lower right
From the second edition printing of Spanish Immortals series
Published by the Collector’s Guild Ltd., New York with certificate to the verso

Literature
Albert Field, The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dali, figure 65-7 D and page 236

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.

Title and Author/Editor The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Benvenuto Cellini)
Genre Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs
Illustrator Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904–1989)
Type of Illustration Offset Lithograph
Printer Doubleday & Company, Inc
Translator John Addington Symonds
Binding Cloth on board
Publication Year 1948
  • Item not examined outside of mounting

Condition

- wear to edges of frame; dust and accretions present to glass and frame; heavy surface wear to cover of book; toning to pages of book; minor creasing to edges and corners of pages in book.

Dimensions

12.5" W x 15.5" H x 1.25" D

- measures frame; image measures 4.75" W x 6.75" H; book measures 6" W x 8.5" H x 1.5" D.

Item #

ITMGB43515

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