SALVADOR DALÍ 1904-1989
1904 – Figueras – 1989 (Spanish)
Title: Kumo – The Weave Spider, from: Japanese Fairy Tales, 1974
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching in Colours with Pochoir on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 66 x 50.5 cm. / 26 x 19.9 in.
Image size: 48 x 38.3 cm. / 18.9 x 15.1 in.
Additional Information: This original etching in colours with pochoir is hand signed by the artist in pencil “Dalí” at the lower right margin.
It is hand-numbered in pencil with Arabic numerals from the edition of 175, at the lower left margin.
It is one of ten original etchings with pochoir for the portfolio “Japanese Fairy Tales”.
It was printed by Ateliers Rigal and co-published by Gerschmann, Stockholm and Yayoi, Tokyo.
The paper bears the Arches watermark in the lower right margin and the blindstamp of Yayoi, Tokyo in the lower left margin.
1. Michler, R. & Löpsinger, L. W. (1994). Salvador Dalí: Das Druckgraphische Werk 1924-1980.Œuvrekatalog der Radierungen und Mixed-Media-Graphiken. Munich & New York: Prestel Verlag.
Reference: Michler & Löpsinger, No. 748
2. Field, A. (1996). The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dalí. New York: The Salvador Dalí Archives. Reference: Field 76-1 V
Condition: Good condition. A tear in the lower left image. Heavy mount staining and adhesive staining in all margins. Foxing in the upper and lower margins. Backboard and adhesive staining, verso.