Sat, Sep 23, 2017 11:00AM EDT - Mon, Sep 25, 2017 11:00AM EDT
Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989). "Visions Surrealiste" portfolio of four signed limited edition chromolithographs on Arches paper, published by Bowles/Hopkins in 1976, edition 121/150. Collection comprising "The Mystery of Sleep", "The Coronation of Gala", "Enigma of the Rose", and "Obsession of the Heart". Prints contained within purple watered silk portfolio and accompanied with colophon, receipt, and certificate of authenticity from the publisher. Each sheet approximately 29.5" x 21.5".
Overall portfolio is faded to exterior, with a musty smell. Interior covers with staining, likely from epoxy. By print: The Coronation of Gala: significant foxing to back and front, with some discoloration. Bend from fold to lower left corner. The Mystery of Sleep: Small fold to lower right corner. Foxing to front and back, with staining to silk to back, resulting in discoloration to front. The Enigma of the Rose: Light foxing to verso, with toning to edges of verso. Discoloration to edges of recto, with some spotting to image. Arches France watermark to corner. Obsession of the Heart: Foxing, particularly to verso, with staining to verso from silk. Arches France watermark to corner. Foxing to recto, particularly visible in figures. Could benefit from light cleaning and paper conservation. No other visible signs of damage or repair.
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