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Lot No. 143

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Salvador Dali

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Spanish 1904-1989
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    "The Twelve Tribes Of Israel"

    13 drypoints with pochoir coloring, title, text in Hebrew and French, justification, on Arches, , 1970, each signed by the artist in pencil, the justification also signed by the artist in pencil , numbered 160/195 (there were 195 on Arches and 195 on Rives BFK, plus XXXV on Rives BFK with a suite on Japon), As published by Trans World Art, 1973, New York and printed by Ateliers Rigal, Paris, France

  • Condition:Generally in very good condition, each print unframed together with the original paper wrappers, moiré silk and parchment-covered boards for the case. The portfolio boards in fair condition.
  • Sheet: 655 x 505 mms
  • Plate: 510 x 370 mms
  • References: Recorded and illustrated in the Michler & Lopsinger catalog raissone Nos. 618 - 630 (Page 217-218); also Albert Field 72-6 (page 78-79).
  • Framing: Sold unframed
  • Note: Issued in a portfolio entitled “Twelve Tribes of Israel”. With an introduction by Aba Eban (The then Israeli Foreign Secretary) and a complete text in French and Hebrew with 13 engravings (12 individual tribes plus a frontispiece showing an illustration of each tribe) . The portfolio was published to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the State of Israel. The individual titles were:1) Simon (Simeon), Reubin(Ruben),Judah (Juda), Asher (Aser), Issachar (Isacar), Dan, Gad, Zebulun (Zabulon),Naphtali (Naphtali), Joseph, Benjamin, Levi (Levy) plus the etched frontispiece with symbols of all 12 Tribes.
Estimates*
US $
Euro
UK pound
Swiss Fr
14000-18000
12740-16380
11480-14760
14140-18180

* 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-39