Salvador Dali - Hercule soulève la peau de la mer et arrête un instant Venus faisant l’amour

Salvador Dali - Hercule soulève la peau de la mer et arrête un instant Venus faisant l’amour
Lithograph - Estate authorised facsimile signatureplate signed - MCCCXI / MM - 1988

Chromolithograph, signed, numbered, listed.
Sheet size: 65 x 50 cm
Numbered in pencil in Roman numerals:
Hand-crafted paper with fringed edges.
B.F.K Rives paper with watermark.
Very good condition. In near mint condition, straight from the box. Some flaws on the edges. Never exposed to light, never framed. Careful shipping in a large new roll to protect the work.
The original artwork is from 1963.
The lithograph is from 1988
With the characteristic inimitable blind stamp of Dali’s publisher.
Published by ateliers Jobin, Paris
Signed in facsimile
Tracked international shipment

Hercules lifting the skin of the Sea asking Venus to wait a moment before waking up Love

Date: 1963
Technique: Oil on canvas
Size: 43 x 55 cm
Signature: Unsigned, undated.
Localisation: Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Nagasaki (Japan)

The idea of showing the surface of the sea as a skin had already been used by the painter
He found the idea by observing the sharp edge of a body of water in a glass aquarium
Controlling the colour below the sea surface requires great skill
The representation of the typical rock forms of Port Lligat demonstrates Dali's mastery of landscaping

Salvador Dali, is unanimously recognized as the greatest surrealist artist, one of the greatest artists of the 20th century and definitively the most charismatic. The work offered for sale is part of a collection, in addition to the most famous paintings and rarities by the artist, most of which are rarely or have never been seen. The collection consists mainly of lesser-known paintings and drawings from the many periods of one of the most prolific artists of our time.
Not all of these works are always the most "beautiful" in the aesthetic sense of the word, although in Dali's work, beauty is a constant. They are all interesting, very exciting, each one is representing a part of the journey of this artist who has an overflowing, abundant, delusional imagination. These are all testimonies of the history of this genuine creative genius.
To be discovered. With rare exceptions, I only own one copy of each.

Lot details
Salvador Dali
Title of artwork
Hercule soulève la peau de la mer et arrête un instant Venus faisant l’amour
Estate authorised facsimile signature
1960-1969, 1980-1989
As new
Image size
32×42 cm
Total dimensions
50×65×50 cm
Sold with frame
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