This is a Salvador Dali restrike etching titled “EL CID” (1968) from Dali’s Five Spanish Immortals Suite.
In the subject of “El Cid,” Salvador Dali has captured the nobility and grandeur of this legendary character. This etching from his Spanish Immortals series is a classic example of masterly technique. As the leading exponent in surrealism this controversial artist is in every major collection and museum in the word. There is no doubt that Salvador Dali will be hailed as one of the major art influences of the 20th century.
Re-strikes etchings are a modern-day print of an antique print that are made from the original plate that was used to make the first prints.
This etching was struck on thick wove paper.
Image Measures 6 3/4″ x 4 3/4″. Paper measures 14″ x 11 1/4″ paper. Signed in the plate, upper left.
This is in excellent condition, comes unframed. Comes with a gallery certificate of authenticity.
Reference: Michler/Lopsinger Catalogue Raisonne #149.
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