Copper etching plate, 1971, titled below: “La Cuiller au Bequilles” by Salvador Dali”
Size: 235 x 70 mms - Framed size: 44.5 x 28 x 4.5 cms
Reference: Salvador Dali: The Printed Work 1956-1980, By Ralf Michler and Lutz Lopsinger, No.1333-1444, illustrated on page 143.
Note: Dali made a portfolio of 12 photolithographs with etchings, in editions of 50, entitled “Les Diners de Gala” in which a series of remarkable prints displayed colourful surrealistic dishes served in the legendary dinner parties of Salvador and Gala Dalí. Part of each piece was an original etching showing a giant spoon lodged on two supports with a bishop walking below accompanied by a train bearer. With the portfolio’s Dali included a series of copper etching plates numbered from an edition of 50 and this item comes from this group. It was included inside the original red portfolio.
Edition: AP 20/50
Framed in a heavy black moulding.