Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 4th Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building C; 4th fl., Rm. 499C

Earthly Paradise

Artwork
Identifier:
1998.443.1
Artist:
Salvador Dalí
Credit:
Gift of Mr. Albert Scaglione
Medium:
Colored Wood Engraving on Rives Paper after a Watercolor
Date:
1951 – 1964
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 10 in Width: 6.875 in
Description:
Central red figure with halo and wings, two other figures surrounding, the one of the left is reaching a hand toward the central figure, and the figure on the right has hand on chest and looking toward the central figure.
Historical Context:
Salvador Dalí was a surrealist painter born in Figueres, Spain. He was a skilled draftsman best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire includes film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media.