Salvador Dali, 1904-1989
Icarus. Mythologie. 1963-65.
Original etching with drypoint and heliogravure in black ink. 1963-65. Signed and dated '63 in pencil. Numbered II from the special proof edition of XX (20). Etched for the series ‘Mythologie - Mythology’, 1963-65. Etched and printed at the Atelier Robbe, Paris. Published by Pierre Argillet, Paris 1965.
Note: The impressions numbered in roman numerals (from XX as here) were the first edition from the plate, followed by 150 impressions on Arches paper.
Dali’s series of compositions for this ‘Mythology’ series are generally considered to be his most significant print works of the 1960’s period.
Provenance: Collection of the publisher Pierre Argillet
Private Collection, London
Ref: Michler-Lopsinger - Dali Etchings no 121
Rich impression with strong colour on japan paper. Excellent totally fresh condition; never previously mounted or framed (stored by the previous owner in portfolio). Sheet: 766 x 564 mm. Plate: 500 x 395mm.
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