Lot 16: SALVADOR DALÍ - L'Ampoule à incandescence (The Electric Lightbulb), for Hommage à Leonardo da Vinci (American Inventions), 1975
26 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: SALVADOR DALÍ - L'Ampoule à incandescence (The Electric Lightbulb), for Hommage à Leonardo da Vinci (American Inventions), 1975
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Notes: Signed and inscribed 'Bon a tirer' in pencil (the 'good to print' impression, aside from the edition of 450 and 60 artist's proofs on Arches, published by Editions de Francony/Editions Graphiques Internationales), with further pencil annotations in the margins, printed by Ateliers Rigal, Paris, inscribed 'Epreuve rehaussée à la main par S. Dali pour essai en couleurs en BAT. Epreuve faisant partie de notre Collection Denise Rigal' by Denise Rigal in pencil on the reverse, including the Certificate of Authenticity from Archives Descharnes, unframed.
Provenance: Ateliers Rigal, Paris Private Collection, France
Dimensions: I. 20 x 14 3/8 in. (50.8 x 36.5 cm) S. 29 7/8 x 22 3/8 in. (75.9 x 56.8 cm)
Literature: see Ralf Michler and Lutz W. Löpsinger 811
Medium: Drypoint with extensive hand-coloring in watercolor and ink, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins.