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At the center of the etching are three or four amorphous figures in white and two shades of black, made in crosshatching. The figures are entwined and have animal and bird-like features. The background is crosshatched to the edges of the page. The print is signed (l.r.) "Max Ernst" and numbered (l.l.) "57/70" in pencil.
Max Ernst
Correspondances dangereuses
1947
etching | Vélin Arches paper
Museum Purchase
1947/2.10
Carlos Lopez
People
1946
drypoint | paper
Gift of Professor and Mrs. Gerome Kamrowski
1980/2.235
Kurt Seligmann
The Sphinx, Plate 1 from 'The Myth of Oedipus'
1944
etching | off-white wove paper
Museum purchase made possible by the Alfred E. Pernt Memorial Fund in honor of Doctor of Technical Sciences Max H. J. Pernt and his wife Anna Pernt (née Mueller)
1986/2.97.1
In this print, there are line drawings and mirrored text in black at the bottom and to the right. The bottom scene depicts a partial figure in profile with lines coming from the head and a small equestrian figure. In the upper left of the print, there is a colored box with a larger profile of a figure in creams, red, yellow and blue. Inside the head there are a series of lines and shapes as well as drawings of small ants. In front of the figure's face there is a rectangular object with ants and other abstract shapes drawn on it. Below the figure's chin is the artist's monogram and the date. Above the figure's head, to the right, is a geometric pattern in black, white, red and blue. A long tube circles the base of the figure's head and extends down to the lower right on the inserted image. The print is signed (l.r.) and numbered (l.l.) in pencil.
Salvador Dali
Lunettes à hologrammes et ordinateurs pour voir les objets imaginés
1975
drypoint etching, lithograph, screenprint | paper
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.1
Kurt Seligmann
The Riddle, Plate 4 from 'The Myth of Oedipus'
1944
etching | off-white wove paper
Museum purchase made possible by the Alfred E. Pernt Memorial Fund in honor of Doctor of Technical Sciences Max H. J. Pernt and his wife Anna Pernt (née Mueller)
1986/2.97.4
This print depicts a far-off lanscape with mountains in blue, with a dramatic perspectival road coming from the foregound. The middle ground is made up of the white space, flanked by orange land. In the background, above the horizon, there are floating objects that seem to have forests and buildings atop them in green and aqua. In the foreground, there are two figures. One figure, to the left, is in black, green, red, and purple and wears a tunic and a long-feathered hat. The second figure is seated in a sphere at the center, surrounded by mechanisms. Above the sphere is a line drawing of abstract forms with text (mirrored). The print is signed (l.r.) and numbered (l.l.) in pencil.
Salvador Dali
Locomotion paradisiaque intra-utérine
1975
drypoint etching, lithograph, screenprint | paper
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.4
This print depicts a series of elements in a watery landscape. There are two tree-powerlines coming from the bottom left and right that have red fruits hanging from them. Below, there are large yellow shapes, outlined in green, with figures drawn in red. At the bottom, in the center, there is a collaged image that is abstract. There is a horizon line at the center of the print with a distance mountain range at the left. Above, there are a series of flora and fauna, red and yellow flowers and leaves and a collage and painted dragonfly. The background looks like a structure, designed in green lines, with another landscape behind it. The print is signed (l.r.) and numbered (l.l.) in pencil.
Salvador Dali
Jardin Biologique
1975
drypoint etching, lithograph, screenprint, collage | paper
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.7
Winding through the center of this print, a melting clock oozes from the top right to the bottom center in red, yellow and blue. To the left of the base of the clock is a bright orange and red bolder. In the background, there is a large landscape with mountains and a cloudy sky. There are three figures in the scene. At the bottom right, a figure is seated with a staff and behind it is a large shape in yellow, red and blue. At the center, there is a sketch of a mounted figure on a rearing horse; and at the upper right, there is a figure with a strong shadow. The print is signed (l.r.) and numbered (l.l.) in pencil. 
Salvador Dali
Espace-temps en fusion
1975
drypoint etching, lithograph, screenprint | paper
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.8
Kurt Seligmann
The Slaying of Laius, Plate 3 from 'The Myth of Oedipus'
1944
etching | off-white wove paper
Museum purchase made possible by the Alfred E. Pernt Memorial Fund, in honor of Dr. of Technical Sciences Max H.J. Pernt and his wife Anna Pernt (née Mueller)
1986/2.97.3
In this mixed-media print, there is a white background with black outlines of facial features, lips and an eye, and a creature in the bottom left. In the upper left corner there is a rectanglular sheet in cream layered on top; a wavy vertical design stretches diagonally from the top of the rectangle to the bottom in yellow, red, and blue. Within this sheet, there are small figures at the center left drawn in black. To the right in the sheet, there is a collaged image of one of the artist's paintings, incorporated into a cube. Above, there are drawn birds. There is a small mechanical-like figure on the sheet at the bottom left. At the center of the print, in the cream page, the artist signed "Dali" and dated the print "1975. To the bottom left, on the larger white page, there is text inscribed in the plate, mirrored and someone illegible, that possibly reads "Leill Ciclopeer Alucire la bouche Almient tire / Lula [illegible]." The print is number at the lower left in pencil.
Salvador Dali
Télévision liquide et gazeuse
1975
drypoint etching, lithograph, screenprint, collage | paper
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.3
At the center of this print, there is a large bust in a variety of colors (orange, yellow, green, black, blue) and a kind of floating hat in brown and purple. The face is created by a series of collaged images. There is a mouth and one eye on the head and another collaged mouth sits at the edge of the figure's clothing, like a brooch. Coming out from the right side of the head, there is a line drawing of a woman's profile with lines emanating from her eyes and ear. In the background, there is a simple landscape. The print is signed (l.r.) and numbered (l.l.) in pencil.
Salvador Dali
Maquillage Cyclopéen
1975
drypoint etching, lithograph, screenprint, collage | paper
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.6
At the center of the page, there is a bright red and orange lobster as the receiver for an old dial telephone, in blue, green and red. There are thin black lines moving back from the center sides to the horizon, where there is a blue and green mountain range and a small city with a church cross at the upper right. To the left, there are sketchy drawings of figures with a strong shadow in black with red details. The print is signed (l.r.) and numbered (l.l.) in pencil.
Salvador Dali
Téléphone-homard cybernétique
1975
drypoint etching, lithograph, screenprint | paper
Anonymous Gift
1981/2.110.10

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73 Collection Object Sources

People (1980/2.235)
Jardin Biologique (1981/2.110.7)
Dali Atomicus (1978/2.30)
Quetzal (1947/2.12)
Rhabdomancie (1947/2.16)
Young Girl Dreaming (1971/2.150.9)
Sensations (1984/1.300)
Underworld (1981/2.177)
The Underworld (1981/2.176)
There Are Some (1988/2.6)
Peintures murales (1964/2.143)
Manikin (1948/1.352)
Turning Form (1951/2.58)
Composition (1960/2.137)
Castronautes (1965/2.88)
La Catalyseur (1962/2.35)
Carnival (1971/2.150.12)
Cactus (1954/2.39)

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