Salvador Dali, 1904-1989, The Mythology: Edipus and the Sphinx, 1960-64

Artist: Salvador Dali, 1904-1989
Title: The Mythology: Edipus and the Sphinx, 1960-64
Medium: Color etching and engraving on Arches paper
Signature: Signed and numbered "94/150" in pencil
Description: One of 16 works comprising the series "The Mythology." From the edition of 150 on Arches paper. Total tirage of 270 plus proofs. Dalí illustrated "The Mythology" by drawing very closely upon the symbolism of the ancient Greek legends. Using the meaningful manifestation of chance, he would often start with an abstract smudge, created in a single motion, and he developed his theme from this sign of fate. Published by Pierre Argillet, Paris. Printed by Robbe, Paris. Authenticated verso by Frank Hunter of the Salvador Dalí Archives Ltd, 11 June 2010.
Reference: Field 63-3J; Michler & Löpsinger 120
Dimensions: 21 x 16 in.
Framed Dimensions: 40 x 33 in.
Inventory Number: 914155
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