Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)
Paintings of the Bible Exodus 32; 7-8
Medium: Limited Edition Print
Published by: Lithographic Workshop of Rizzoli Editore in Milan
Description: The following 40 Paintings of the Bible, Limited Edition Lithographs by Salvador Dali were originally commissioned by Dr Giuseppe Albaretto. Dr Albaretto was a great friend of Salvador Dali. Aware of his friend’s supreme talents in the visual arts, and hoping to simultaneously deepen Dali’s appreciation of religion. In 1963 he commissioned these illustrations of the Bible.
Dali obliged and diligently selected passages of his choice from the Bible between 1964 -1969. He created a stunning series of 105 lithographs to accompany the religious text, which were published by Rizzoli with Dr Alberto as overseer and editor.
In 1986, a curated selection of Dalí’s Bible lithographs was produced by Rizzoli as an Exclusive World Edition, entitled 40 Paintings of the Bible. All of the pieces in our collection belong to this Limited Edition which showcases the very best of Dalí’s Bible works. The Portfolio bears the number X – 014.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Go, get thee down; for thy people, which thou broughtest out of the land of Egypt, have corrupted themselves: They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, These by the gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
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