Faust “Woman with Clown”


  • medium Hand Colored Etching
  • edition 60/150
  • size 11.00w x 15.00h in
  • created 1968

COA: This work comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from West Chelsea Contemporary.
Additional Info: Using rubies and diamonds as engraving tools, Dali illustrated La Nuit de Walpurgis of Faust (21 pieces, 1968) resulting in an incomparable delicacy to the design. In the “Walpurgis Night” the various scenes appear within a magic circle, in a chiaroscuro whose acme is most likely the stunning portrait of “Faust Lisant”, evocative of Rembrandt’s etchings. Alchemical signs, formed by Dali’s inverted signature, add an esoteric dimension to this exceptional interpretation of Goethe’s “Faust”.