Salvador Dalí, Alchimie des Philosophes: L’Ouroboros, 1975
Artist: Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989
Title: Alchimie des Philosophes: L'Ouroboros
Medium: Color lithograph, engraving and serigraphy with hand-embellishments on parchment paper
Signature: Signed and numbered
Description: An exceptionally fresh illustration from "Alchimie des Philosophes," comprising 10 color lithographs with engraving, serigraphy and hand-embellishments from original gouaches, based on the great themes of alchemy. From the imperial format edition, hand-finished and strengthened. Each adorned with semi-precious and precious stones. The creation of this work of art took almost four years. For each original print, the artist had to make three different works, combined and superimposed through the process of lithography, serigraphy and copperplate engraving, which accounts for the rare perfection of the final work. Example no. 142, numbered and signed by the artist on the justification page. Total tirage of 335. Accompanying text in English and French. Éditions Art et Valeur, Paris.
Reference: Field 75-12F; Michler & Löpsinger 843
Dimensions: 30 7/16 x 22 1/2 in.
Framed Dimensions: 43 1/4 x 34 5/8 in.
Inventory Number: 915181Categories: Mid Level, Salvador Dalí Tag: Lithographs