Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989)
Paintings of the Bible Genesis 1; 1, 24-25
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.
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so..
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