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    Sale 12206

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

    1 - 2 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)

    René Char, Artine, Éditions Surréalistes, Paris, 1930

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    SALVADOR DALI (1904-1989)
    René Char, Artine, Éditions Surréalistes, Paris, 1930
    the complete book with one heliogravure and etching, with title page, text in French, and justification, on green Ingres paper, signed by the author and numbered 'No. 23' on the justification page (from the edition of 15 on this paper, there was also an edition of 15 on Japon paper), signed by the author on the title page and dedicated with 'à Pierre Mabille Pierre et lame de tout coeur', with an associated sketch, with full margins, time staining, bound (as issued), with original red paper covers and blue leather portfolio case with blue embossed title on the spine. 10 1/8 x 8 in. (257 x 203 mm.)
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    The present lot is dedicated to Pierre Mabille a medical doctor and writer who was an active member of the Surrealist movement. He was a contributor to the magazine Minotaur (see lot 12) and another important Surrealist magazine Neon. His most famous work in the Surrealist genre is Le Miroir du merveilleux from 1940.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE GILBERT E. KAPLAN COLLECTION OF SURREALIST PRINTS


    Literature

    Michler-Löpsinger 3(c); Surrealist Prints 20