Salvador Dali, 1904-1989

Pégase. Pegasus. Mythologie

Circa 1963

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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