Lithographs and Wood Engravings, 1956-1980
Michler and Lopsinger. Munich and New York: Prestel, 1995. 1st edition. Colored and b/w illustrations. Red cloth, with jacket. 4to. As new in a near fine jacket.
Monograph featuring Dali’s many lithographs and engravings on wood, with profuse high-quality examples. Errata slip and catalog from the publisher laid-in. Crisp, near pristine hardcover. Jacket shows a scratch to the front cover, but is quite fine regardless.
The Spanish painter Salvador Dali remains one of the most controversial and paradoxical artists of the twentieth century. Dali was a great artist who was a great self-publicist and showman. The combination was an irresistible formula for success. Born in 1904, most of the works he did revolved around painting, sculpture work, and he worked as a graphic artist and designer as well. During the course of his career, he experienced many different art forms, and experimented with a few styles, allowing him to further his points of expression, and the design pieces which he created during the illustrious and extensive career that he had