Salvador Dali - Twelve Tribes of Israel


Salvador Dali
Spanish (1904 – 1989)

Salvador Dali Twelve Tribes of Israel – 1972

The Salvador Dali Twelve Tribes of Israel was published in 1972.  The suite we have contains an introduction by Aba Eban followed by the portfolio with complete text in French and Hebrew with 13 engravings. Additionally, the text and engravings are enclosed in a cream colored portfolio case. The sheets have full margins and are sheets are loose as issued.  The sheet size is 19 1/2 x 14 5/8 in. This version of the Twelve Tribes of Israel is one of XXXV copies on Arches.  The text is in French and Hebrew.  Also, Transworld Art published the book. Each of the etchings is signed, and bear the copyright notice of Dali.  Furthermore, the Frontispiece, which is the 13th etching, has the symbols of the twelve tribes.

This is the Tirage

The total tirage is 460 plus proofs.  Of these there are 240 with the text in English and Hebrew.  The numbering for one suite is I/XXXV – XXXV/XXXV.  This suite is on Rives paper and has an extra suite on japon.  The numbering for the second suite is 1/195 – 195/195.  The suite is on Rives paper.  Additionally, there are also 240 with the text in French and Hebrew.  The numbering for the second suite is I/XXXV – XXXV/XXXV.  This suite is on Arches paper and has an extra suite on Auvergne.  The numbering for the second suite is 1/195 – 195/195.  The suite is on Arches paper.  Beyond, there are an extra 60 of the frontispiece on Lana paper.  There are a few signed EAs, with the paper type non-specified.

An extra set of 3000 unsigned prints exists.  The size is 30 x 22.”

Available for sale

1) The complete suite of the Twelve Tribes of Israel with engravings, text, justification, and portfolio case.  This suite is Available;

2) Separate individual engravings that come from a different suite. The individual engravings that are available are shown below.

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Twelve Tribes of Israel