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Lot No. 141

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Salvador Dali

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    "Petits Nus Rossard (Les Amours De Cassandre)"

    eight original etchings reworked in drypoints and printed on Japon paper with the Dali blindstamp, , 1967, each signed by the artist in pencil , each numbered 37/95 from the total edition of 105 sets (with 10 proof sets),, As published by Pierre Argillet, Paris.

  • Condition:In very good condition, the full sheets.
  • Sheet: 28.5 x 38.2 cm
  • Plate: 12 x 9 cm
  • References: Recorded and illustrated in the Michler and Lopsinger catalog raisonne No. 258 - 265 (Pages 163/4); also the Albert Field catalog No. 73-1 to 73-8 (Pages 42/43).
  • Framing: Sold unframed
  • Note: "Petits Nus Rossard (Les Amours de Cassandre)" was a book/portfolio which consisted of 18 etchings in total. A small separate printing of the set of eight vignettes were later published in this separate portfolio. Les Amours de Cassandre was a work by Cassandra Salivate (1530 - 1607) written in the time of the French King Francis I. Ronsard , evidently, was in love with a woman of a superior social rank. Unfortunately he was a tonsured monk and the lady later married another. In his writings she became a muse and the subject of admiration and Platonic love.

    Provided with the portfolio is a certificate signed by Jean-Christophe Argillet dated 2nd May 2014. In this he states that these etchings were published by his father and are signed by Salvador Dali.
Estimates*
US $
Euro
UK pound
Swiss Fr
7000-10000
6370-9100
5740-8200
7070-10100

* Estimates do not include 25% buyer's premium (see Terms and Conditions). NR means no reserve (minimum bid $50 unless otherwise posted). Estimates in other currencies based on conversion rates of Euro: 0.91 , British Pound 0.82, Swiss Fr 1.01. All conversion values are approximate with the final cost determined in dollars.
workcode: sd-1745h-34