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Salvador dali, in the course of the divine comedy project, created 101 watercolor drawings interpreting the book. Fine certificate of authenticity is included salvador dali. These stunning lithographs are renderings after original salvador dali paintings. These drawings are then reproduced using a wood engraving technique. Salvador dali divine comedy for sale 100 woodblocks. Authentic salvador dali divine comedy woodblocks from inferno, purgatory and paradise. Please contact us for details on condition of available copies of the book. Then only another 100200 other sets of the illustrations were also pencil signed. Salvador dali divine comedy woodblocks inferno, purgatory.
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The strange history behind salvador dalis divine comedy. In the early 1950s, in celebration of the 700th birthday of the great italian poet dante alighieri, the italian government commissioned the surrealist master salvador dali to create 100 illustrations for a commemorative edition of the divine comedy. I needed a book that catalogs the dante shows and this fulfilled that need. Salvador dali divine comedy books with descriptions. The added bonus was the smaller book that came with this was in spanish. Published in english for the first time, this edition marries the vision of two artistic icons in a deluxe gift set. However, this book with black and white etchings was only produced in a very limited edition. Get the best deals on dali divine comedy when you shop the. The illustrations may be unsigned or signed in the plate. For information about collecting works from dali s divine comedy series, contact our gallery consultants at 800 5219654 ext. Salvador dali divine comedy complete books currently available. Divine comedy discounts welcome to dalilithographs. The divine comedy suite consists of 100 color wood engravings created between 1960 and 1964 after 100 watercolors painted by salvador dali between 1951 and 1960. The flatterer from salvador dali s illustrations of dantes divine comedy.1107 579 388 319 267 1063 223 749 1191 606 1557 889 1094 1263 1031 1536 263 213 1331 928 1580 1424 1023 193 362 1539 634 176 969 951 589 28 1242 1210 1429 286 914 84 1131 108 1179 1360 59 732 1174 303 644