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Salvador Dalí Wood Engraving "Le sixième ciel de Jupiter"

Item Details

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904 – 1989)
Le sixième ciel de Jupiter (The Sixth Heaven of Jupiter), 1960 – 1964
Wood engraving on paper
Unsigned
French book edition
Heaven Canto 20 from The Divine Comedy suite
Published by Editions d’Art les Heures Claires, Paris
Includes a certificate of authenticity to the 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. Like many 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.

  • Item not examined outside of mounting

Condition

- negligible creases to paper at the upper and lower edges of the sheet; faint scuffs to frame.

Dimensions

17.25" W x 21.25" H x 1.0" D

- measurements of frame; sheet measures 10.5" W x 13.0" H; image measures 7.0" W x 9.75" H.

Item #

ITMGC36695

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