Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 4th Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building C; 4th floor

The Sphere (Heaven of Venus)

Artwork
Identifier:
1998.448.1
Artist:
Salvador Dalí
Credit:
Gift of Mr. Albert Scaglione
Medium:
Colored Wood Engraving on Rives Paper after a Watercolor
Date:
1959 – 1963
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13 in Width: 10.3125 in
Note: Image Size: 9.875"H x 6.75"W Paper Size: 13"H x 10.3125"W Rives Paper
Description:
Three figures: dark figure on left appears to have a beak and has hand raised towards the other two figures, one colored yellow and blue and the other colored pink/beige. White background.
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.