Salvador Dali - Marquis de Sade
Spanish (1904 – 1989)
Salvador Dali Marquis de Sade – 1969
The illustrated suite Dali Marquis de Sade consists of 25 lithographs on Arches. The suite is based on three plays. The titles of the plays are “Misfortunes Mistake,” The Twins or a Difficult Choice,” and “Tancred.” Individual lithographs and a complete suite are for sale. If an image is marked Sold!!! it is not available individually. These lithographs are from the portfolio numbered XXXI/XC or III/XC. You can purchase individual lithographs.
The sheets have full margins. They are loose as issued. They have an image size of about 20 3/4 x 16 7/8″ and a sheet size of 25 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. Shorewood Publishers, New York published the suite. Dali signed the lithographs in the lower right. The numbering appears in the lower left.
The suite comes with the text of three plays. Also, there is a title page and a tirage page. The entire suite is housed in a purple box with hinges. Dali signed the lithographs in New York City.
The is background information about Salvador Dali.
Although known for his role in Surrealism, Dalí was also a seminal example of celebrity showmanship and the cult of personality, a phenomenon that dominates popular culture today. Always a colorful and flamboyant presence with his signature cape, wide-eyed expression and trademark upturned waxed mustache, Dalí was a master of self-promotion and spectacle.
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This is the tirage on the Marquis de Sade.
The total tirage for the Marquis de Sade is 301 plus proofs. There are 26 (A/Z – Z/Z). There are 160 (1/160 – 160/160) on Arches. Also there are 95 (I/XC – XC/XC) and 25 on (A/HC – Z/HC).
Available as complete suite with 25 lithographs or individually as marked below.
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