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Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland /A Portfolio

Auction:
3100B
Lot:
50
Unsold
 

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3100B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland/A Portfolio, 1969, from the edition of 2,500 (there were several smaller editions as well as some proofs), published by Maecenas Press, Random House, New York (Field, 69-5; Michler & Löpsinger, 321-333). Signed "Dalí" in pencil on the frontispiece, stamped "1879" on the colophon. One color etching and twelve reproductions of gouaches, on Mandeure paper, sheet sizes folded to 17 x 11 1/4 in. (43.1 x 28.4 cm), presented in the original clamshell box encased in a decorative wooden standing slipcase.
Condition: Very minor wear to edges (primarily in first few sections), minor deformations to several sheets including the sheet on which the etching is printed; one of the two closures on the box is detached but included.

Provenance: Purchased in 1973 by the current owner from a private collector.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Random House, Salvador Dal, Etching, Printmaking, Relief printing

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