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    Prints & Multiples featuring The Gilbert E. Kaplan Collection of Surrealist Prints

    1 - 2 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 19

    SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)

    Fantastic Beach Scene

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    SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)
    Fantastic Beach Scene
    etching in sepia, on Chine collé to Arches paper, 1935, signed and dated in pencil, and dedicated 'A Edward James', one of a few impressions in this color, Michler-Löpsinger notes that there were also a small number of impressions in black ink, with full margins, pale time staining, otherwise in generally good condition
    Image: 9 3/8 x 11 5/8 in. (239 x 295 mm.)
    Sheet: 15 7/8 x 18 ¾ in. (403 x 476 mm.)


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    The present lot is dedicated to Edward James, a British poet best known for his ardent support of Surrealism. He was a major patron of Salvador Dali - and was a sponsor for many of the artist's best known works from the 1930s including Lobster Telephone and the Mae West Lips Sofa.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE GILBERT E. KAPLAN COLLECTION OF SURREALIST PRINTS


    Literature

    Michler-Löpsinger 57; Surrealist Prints 31