Lincoln in Dalivision 1977 by Salvador Dali. Fully authenticated rare Lithograph with original Etching and embossing HAND SIGNED & NUMBERED.
Year created: 1976 Medium: Original, Unique Remarqued & Embossed Photolith on Arches Paper Edition: Original Unique Artwork, Limited Edition 176/350 on Arches Paper Height (inches): 24.375 Width (inches): 17.25 Framed size: 35" x 26" This piece is framed. Includes a certificate of authenticity. Description of piece: This rare, original and unique artwork. By Salvador Dalí is hand-signed.Bearing Dalí's iconic signature, prominently, in pencil. Be very careful purchasing prints that are not authentic. Dali is among one of the most counterfeited artists of ALL TIME!
If you have any questions, including the need for appraisal or authentication. On works by Dali, or.
Other modern & contemporary artist, please feel free to message me. Is essentially a photomosaic, and Dalí's photolith is recognized as one of the finest examples of photomosaic art by a prominent artist. Viewed at close range, the work appears as a portrait of a woman, colored "tiles", a cross-like shape containing imagery and colors, and several thumbnail images. Viewed at a distance, a remarkable optical illusion occurs, and a portrait of Abraham Lincoln is revealed.
Photoliths were accompanied by an optic viewing lens in a special presentation case, which permitted one to see the Lincoln portrait at close range. The original viewing lens and case are included with this work!
With an image size measuring 24.375" in height x 17.25" width, the artwork is boldly signed in the lower right margin, and numbered in the lower left; 176 from a limited edition of 350 pieces created on Arches paper, and published by Levine and Levine. Comes framed in an elegant and striking vintage custom archival frame, designed to showcase the work. In its golden lacquered wood frame, complemented by a slubbed black linen mat, and accented with a golden wood fillet, the piece also bears a special "Lincoln in Dali Vision" plaque. Framed size is 35" in height x 26" width. Is at once one of the most sought-after Dalí works, and considered by experts to be one of the most counterfeited.Expert authentication is required to confirm authenticity of this work and many experts who can typically authenticate various works via pictures and measurements only, require viewing. In person before they will authenticate the piece.
This artwork is pictured and listed in Dalí expert and author of the authoritative. Official Catalog of The Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí. The Print Price Guide to the Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí. The work is accompanied by an additional certificate of authenticity.
Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media, and he is best known for his surrealist work, including his most well-known painting, The Persistence of Memory. Highly imaginative, Dalí attributed his "love of everything that is gilded and excessive, my passion for luxury and my love of oriental clothes" to an ancestry of descent from the medieval Moors. His individualistic nature and resistance to conformity made waves, including among his colleagues. Museum framed and mated under archival plexiglass.
It was removed from the frame to examine and photograph for a condition report and for authentication. Detail photographs of the signature, numbering, the original etching, the Arches paper watermark, images of the embossing and etching detail from the back of the paper, and the corners of the sheet to show that the print is a full sheet and not trimmed.
All these details are those needed to show authenticity and condition. There are many FAKES and reproductions on the market. Feel free to reach out if you need assistance in authenticating a Dali.
Lincoln in Dalivision was primarily published by Levine & Levine in New York in 1977. All editions were signed and numbered, with the exception of those marked HC. Total production was 1240 "lithographs" in the following editions. 1 350 on Arches paper Distributed by Martin Lawrence Limited Editions, Van Nuys, California, i. E1/350 E350/350 on Arches paper [European Edition].G1/125 G125/125 (Publisher Grafos Verlag, Vaduz, Germany). EA1/75 EA75/75 on Japon paper épreuve d'artiste, i. AP1/75 AP75/75 on Japon paper [Artist's Print]. HC 65 hors de commerce, i. Not for sale 65 unnumbered and used mainly for promotional purposes.
I/CC CC/CC on Arches paper. Lincoln in Dalivision is an limited edition lithograph. Photolith with an original etching and embossing created by Salvador Dalí.
Lincoln in Dalivision was created based on the Dalí painting Gala Contemplating the Mediterranean Sea which at a distance of 20 meters is transformed into the portrait of Abraham Lincoln (Homage to Rothko). Dalí painted two original versions of this painting spanning from 1974 1976, which are similar but not exactly the same. The first resides in the Dalí Theatre and Museum.
The second resides in the permanent collection of The Salvador Dalí Museum. This painting is the basis for the. Prior to the acquisition by The Salvador Dalí Museum, the painting resided in Japan. The second version was exhibited for the first time at the. In the summer of 1976.
It is often considered one of the most counterfeited Dalí lithographs. Dalí authentication experts who have noted the counterfeiting issue with this work include Albert Field. The Official Catalog of Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí. Frank Hunter (Dalí Archives authorized by Dalí).
Robert Descharnes (French photographer, long-term friend and associate of Salvador Dalí). Gala Contemplating the Mediterranean Sea which at a distance of 20 meters is transformed into the portrait of Abraham Lincoln (Homage to Rothko).
Lithographs produced from these paintings were some of the first examples of the. Artistic approach by a recognized artist. "The Recognition of Faces, " by Leon Harmon. Was the first published work on photomosaic concepts.
Harmon was a Bell Labs researcher who had been developing this concept, and the first image in this article was the well-recognized portrait of. Five dollar bill made from a collection of solid gray mosaics. Dalí began his first painting that led to. In 1974 and finished the version that would be used for. Harmon's Lincoln mosaic was the basis for all of Dalí's Lincoln photomosaics, which is evident by comparing the solid gray mosaics from Harmon's paper and the final works of art by Dalí.Dalí's paintings Gala Contemplating the Mediterranean Sea which at a distance of 20 meters is transformed into the portrait of Abraham Lincoln (Homage to Rothko) was completed in 1976 and displayed at The Guggenheim in New York during the US Bicentennial in 1976. Lincoln in Dalivision was originally intended for release in the same year, but was not finalized until 1977. Dalí moved to the US in 1940 when German troops entered Bordeaux, France.
Dalí spent significant time in the US, even after returning to Spain. While viewing photomosaics by squinting the eyes is common today, the optic piece was included to help viewers see the Lincoln illusion from close range.
Due to the extensive counterfeiting and forgeries of Dalí's signature, Lincoln in Dalivision, expert authentication is usually required to confirm the authenticity of this work. This piece has been fully authenticated and includes a certificate of authenticity. Since the print is 43 years old many that were exposed to sunlight or UV light and not protected have color loss and fading. Lincoln in Dalivision is often referred to as a "print" or lithograph.
However, neither of these are technically correct, as these terms have specific meanings when referring to original works of art that are created in limited editions. Lincoln in Dalivision is truly a mixed media artwork. It is technically a photolith.With original etched remarque (Torrents) and embossing. Is from the painting, the etched remarque and embossing of Dali's naked wife Gala makes Lincoln in Dalivision an original Dalí. Additionally, the signature of Dalí and the numbering of the limited editions also establishes these works as originals. Lincoln in Dalivision is listed in Albert Field's The Official Catalog of Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí authorized by Dalí as an original work and is viewed as such by galleries worldwide. It also appears in the. The Catalogue Raisonné of Etchings and Mixed-Media Prints. The item "Salvador Dali Lincoln In Dalivision Litho & ORIGINAL ETCHING Authenticated RARE" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures".
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