Salvador Dalí, Les Chants de Maldoror [Sewing Machine], 1934

Artist: Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989
Title: Les Chants de Maldoror [Sewing Machine]
Date: 1934
Medium: Engraving on watermarked wove paper
Description: A very early engraving from the book "Les Chants de Maldoror" by Comte de Lautréamont, edition of 100, published by Albert Skira, Paris. Total tirage of 220, this piece is from number 41-220 with no suite. For the series, Dalí added original remarques to the full-page plates. The total circulation was initially comprised of about 200 copies, but because of financial difficulties, the publisher Skira only produced 40 in Japon and 60 on Arches paper. Excellent impression with margins. Engraved by Dalí with the guidance of Bracon from original drawings. Printed by Roger Lacourière.
Reference: Field 34-2; Michler & Löpsinger 31
Dimensions: 15 1/2 x 12 in.
Framed Dimensions: 25 x 22 1/2 in.
Inventory Number: 911706
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