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    Salvador Dali

  • Size:13 X 10.25
  • Frame Size:25 X 19
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  • Medium:Woodcut
  • Product type:OPEN
  • Price:$595.00


Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989, Spanish) “On Geryon’s Back” from the ‘Divine Comedy’ (1964) is an authentic unsigned wood block print in colors. The sheet measures 13 x 10.25 inches and it has been matted and framed measuring approximately 25 x 19 inches. This woodcut print has been authenticated, signed, numbered and stamped. [Note: The ink from the Authentication stamp on the verso of the art is slightly visible on the front.] “On Geryon’s Back” depicts Dante and Virgil riding Geryon, a winged beast, down to the depths of the eighth circle of Hell: Fraud. - ‘See the savage beast, with the pointed tail, that crosses mountains, and pierces walls and armor: see him, who pollutes the whole world.’ It is one of the 100 Cantos: Inferno No. 17, The Usurers. Salvador Dali created 101 watercolor drawings interpreting the Divine Comedy book. These drawings were then reproduced by carving 3500 woodblocks over a period of three years to create the prints that make up the project. 34 separate

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