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The Endless enigma
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The Endless enigma

by Salvador DALI

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First edition.
A full set of the six Dali compositions superimposed in colour on rhodoïd films decomposing The Endless Enigma, the two-frame effect.
Texts on the back by André Breton, Stefan Zweig and Pablo Picasso.
This catalogue was composed for Dali's first exhibition in New York, organised by the Julien Levy Gallery, 15 East 57.
Layers in perfect condition but cover cracked at the corners, slight lacks restored.

‡‡‡‡‡‡ FRENCH DESCRIPTION || NOTICE FRANÇAISE ‡‡‡‡‡‡ Édition originale.
Bien complet du multiple des six compositions de Dali superposées au trait et en couleurs sur films de rhodoïd décomposant L'Enigme sans Fin, le phénomène de la double image.
Textes au dos d'André Breton, Stefan Zweig et Pablo Picasso.
Ce catalogue a été composé pour la première exposition de Dali à New York, organisée par la Julien Levy Gallery, 15 East 57.
Calques en parfait état mais couverture craquelée aux angles, légers manques restaurés.
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Les Priapées
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Les Priapées

by Dominique-Vivant DENON

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First edition.Unique print : 100 copies.
L'Oeuvre priapique isa collection of twenty-three plates by Denon representing subjects with erotic connotations, was published in Paris, at the end of 1793, by N.C. Aubourg Hôtel Bullion rue J. J. Rousseau. Heteroclite in spirit, execution and also in size - one finds scenes taken from ancient coins, Roman paintings from the Naples Museum of Herculaneum as well as compositions invented by Denon - this series constitutes Denon's first attempt as an engraver, when he arrives in Paris, to try to exploit his fund and earn some money. This initiative was ill-timed and testifies to his lack of knowledge of the surrounding climate. In this second year of the Republic, the initiative was politically incorrect, even dangerous: Robespierre, in the great "Discourse on the principles of political morality..." which he delivered on 4 February 1794, proclaimed that "in the system of the French Revolution, what is immoral is impolitic, what is corrupt is… Read more
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