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Salvador Dali. "Rogavit Pilatum Ioseph ab Arimathaea. ut tolleret corpus Iesu. Et permisit Pilatus. Venit ergo, et tulit corpus Iesu Later, Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate for the body of Jesus. Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jewish leaders. With Pilate's permission, he came and took the body away)" Mixed technique lithograph in colors on handmade paper from the "Biblia Sacra" suite, 1967, Rizzoli Editions, Milan, Italy. Sheet size: 13 3/4 x 19 inches. Framed dimensions circa 20 x 28 inches. This lithograph is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and is guaranteed as described. This is not a reproduction or later printing but the original print published as part of Salvador Dali's iconic Biblia Sacra suite. Salvador Dali was commissioned by the Alabretto family in 1963 to produce the images for the Biblia Sacra. Alabretto hoped the commission would bring him closer to God. The Biblia Sacra suite is considered one of Salvador Dali's most important works and no expense was spared in creating this monumental suite. The print price guide for Salvador Dali graphics lists the retail for lithographs from the Biblia Sacra suite at $8000 each.

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Salvador Dali 1967 Original Descent Cross Lithograph

Estimate $2,500 - $4,500Feb 24, 2019
Cape Coral, FL, USA