Salvador Dali - Papillon Acciennes

Artist: Salvador Dali
Title: Papillon Acciennes
Nationality: Spanish (1904-1989)
Medium: Lithograph Signed in Pencil ed 119/150
Dimensions: 19″ x 28″ 27″ x 36″

Salvador Dali “Papillons Anciennes” Tarot Card Series. This suite of four was created in 1977 and is signed in pencil in the lower right corner. Lithograph edition 119/150. 

Plate Destroyed. 

I: Courtesan (Eight of Swords) Single female figure based on Caravaggio’s “Penitent Magdalene” 

II: Renaissance: (Six of Swords) Six Female nudes based on Ingres “The Turkish Bath” 

III: Naissance (Six of Swords) Male figure in boat, based on Delacroix’s “The Barque of Dante” 

IV: Courtier (Five of Swords) Male figure based on Van Dyck’s “Portrait of Charles I

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