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.
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