Mercurius

Etching and Dry Point on Japon Paper
Signed by Salvador Dali lower right
Numbered 3/75
15.75 x 23.25 inches(40 x 59 cm)

Etching and drypoint to two Roman Gods, Mercury and Venus, is a theme Dali often used. Venus reaches for the sun’s rays in her bed while Mercury stalks off on a cloud pillow. A dark swirling storm rages in the sky on the top left.

Salvador Dali ( 1904 - 1989 ).

Born 11 May, 1904 Figueres, Catalonia, Spain

Died 23 January, 1989 (aged 84) Figueres, Catalonia, Spain

Resting Place – Crypt at Dali Theatre and Museum, Figueres, Catalonia, Spain

Nationality – Spanish

Education – San Fernardo School of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain

Movement – Cubism, Dada, Surrealism

Married Gala Dali (Elena Ivanovna Diakonova) (1934-1982)

Notable Work : The Persistance of Memory 1931
The Temptation of St Anthony 1946
The Elephants 1948
Galatea of the Spheres 1952