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Sale 2205 Lot 129

Salvador Dali
(Spanish, 1904-1989)

"Fire! Fire! Fire! - The Life of a Fireman", 1971

hand-colored lithograph and collage
pencil-signed lower right, and "Georgetown Graphics Art Gallery, Washington, D.C." label with edition of 30/50 en verso.
Matted, glazed and framed.
21" x 30", framed 29" x 37"

Provenance: Georgetown Graphics Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Notes: Salvador Dali drew on his memories of the popular Currier & Ives by incorporating a miniature version of the 1854 "The Life of a Fireman" into his print. The thick white vertical lines represent water spraying from a hose, bright orange and yellow for the fire, and included a large moth drawn to the light and heat of the flames.

Estimate $1,500-2,500

Sold for $2,375
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