Lot 153: DALI, SALVADOR,( Spanish (1905-1989))
October 10, 2012
San Marcos, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Title: Imaginations and Objects of the Future (Portfolio of 11, mixed media prints on Japon paper, six with collage), with original box, , each signed lower right,numbered XXVII/LXXV (27/75)from the Roman numbered edition on Japon paper (there was a separate edition of 250 on Arches paper, plus an edition in French of 250 and 75 as English).,As published by Merrill Chase Gallery, Chicago., ,
Condition Report: In very fine condition, the full sheets, two laid down on supports. The box in good condition.
Notes: Comments: The deluxe edition on Japon contained 11 prints versus 10 for the Arches edtion.The titles of the 11 prints are: Spectacles with Holograms and Computers for Seeing Imagined Objects; Liquid and Gaseous Television; Breathing Pneumatic Armchair; Melting Space - Time; Biological Garden; Cybernatic Lobster Telephone; Anti-Umbrella with Atomized Liquid; Cyclopean Makeup; Intra-Uterine Paradesiac Locomotion; Liquid Tornado Bathtub and Dalinean Prophecy (last extra print).There is an introductory text of 6 pages (cover page, table of contents, publisher's preface, artist's prologue, and observations of the future by some noted historical figures) and each lithograph comes in a sleeve with text and the Merrill Chase watermark. The text explaining the imagery is in English.,Sold unframed
Dimensions: , plate size: 28 1/2 x 21 in. (72.5 x 54.5 cm.), sheet: 30 3/4 by 27 in.(78 x 68.5 cm.)