Salvador Dali - Les Caprices de Goya


Salvador Dali
Spanish (1904 – 1989)

Salvador Dali Les Caprices de Goya – 1977

The Salvador Dali Les Caprices de Goya suite consists of 80 original etchings + aquatint + color. Each print has a printed number and title and the signatures of Dali and Goya and the pencil signature of Dali and the print number. The prints are contained, loose as issued, in a brown leather-bound board in a slip case with the title on the spine. The image size for the title page is 22.7 x 17 cm and the image size for the remaining prints is 39 x 31.3 cm. The edition is 151 of 200 on BFK Rives paper. The case and artwork are in very fine condition.  The drypoint has a rich burr and the colors are very good.  The images shown are not from the book that is for sale.  If you wish to see some additional images, please contact us.

This is Background Information

The Spanish master Francisco Goya created the work “Los Caprichos” early the 18th century.  It was a work exposing the foolish superstitions in 18th century Spanish society.  Goya described the series as depicting “the innumerable foibles and follies to be found in any civilized society, and from the common prejudices and deceitful practices which custom, ignorance, or self-interest have made usual”.   Salvador Dali transformed Goya’s “Los Caprichos” creating  a new work.   In 1973 Salvador Dali created a metamorphosis of Goya’s suite into a colorful surrealist masterpiece. From the numbered edition of 200, each piece is hand signed by Salvador Dali and is a genuine rarity for the Dali and Goya admirers.

Available for sale are:

1) The complete portfolio of 80 etchings with case. Available!!!

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Les Caprices de Goya