Fine Prints and Photography Auction

March 11, 2014

LOT 130
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
  • Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

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Salvador Dali (1904-1989), Spanish

HEAVEN CANTO 30 (FROM THE DIVINE COMEDY)

Colour woodcut; signed and numbered 6/150 in blue coloured pencil
Plate 9.5" x 6.75" — 24.1 x 17.1 cm.; 13" x 10.25" — 33 x 26 cm.

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

From the French editions of the Divine Comedy, published by Joseph Foret which included L’Enfer (Hell) in red, La Purgatoire (Purgatory) in purple, and Le Paradis (Paradise) in blue, hence Dali’s signature in blue pencil.

Literature:

“The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dali” by Albert Field; pub. by The Salvador Dali Archives: NY: 1996; illustrated p. 200

Provenance:

From the Vincent Price Collection, inventory number GB61824 to the Vincent Price typed label verso

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Nationality: Spanish
Signed