Salvador Dali, 1904-1989
Pégase. Pegasus. Mythologie
Etching with drypoint and heliogravure, together with aquatint printed in colours and with hand-colouring in yellow and orange. 1963/65. Signed in pencil. Numbered (IV - 4) from the special first proof edition of XX - 20 on japon nacré paper. (There were also 150 impressions in the regular edition on Arches paper). Issued for the series: 'Mythologie'. Printed at the Atelier Robbe, Paris 1965. Commissioned and issued by Pierre Argillet, 1965 (first issue).
Provenance: Private Collection Paris.
Ref: Michler-Lopsinger - Dali Etchings no 128
Note: the ancient Greek legends were a very important source of inspiration for Dali. He used the imagery of the legends to create the emotions of the subconscious, expressed through very free almost random strokes. Pegasus was a winged-stallion the son of Poseidon, God of the Sea.
Excellent impression with very fresh colours. On pale hnad-made cream japon nacré (oriental-style) paper. Excellent condition. Full (small) margins, as issued. Sheet: 566x760mm. Plate: 532x627mm.
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