1904 - 1989
IMAGINATIONS AND OBJECTS OF THE FUTURE (M. & L. 822-831 & 832; F. 75-11 & 75-13)
The complete portfolio, comprising 11 intaglios and lithographs printed in colors, six with collage, including Dalinean Prophecy, 1975-76, each signed in pencil and inscribed 'EA XV/XXV', the prints on Japan, the cover sheets on wove, with title and justification pages and introductory text in English by the artist and publisher, etchings printed by Rigal, Paris, lithographs printed by Desjobert, Paris, collage applied by hand at Chicago Serigraphic Workshop, published by Merrill Chase, Chicago, contained in the original wooden box (11 prints)
sheets approx.: 770 by 570 mm 30¼ by 22⅜ in
The prints are in good condition, the full sheets. (Several with an occasional inconspicuous fox mark and soft crease.) Wove sheets with pink discoloration at sheet edges, most likely caused by the wooden box.
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