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Salvador Dali - Silver Multiples

Salvador Dali La Fecundidad

La Fecundidad

Original multiple solid sterling silver sculpture, 1977, Titled and showing name of artist below. Verso the label reads “Specimen n. 1/350  silver 925/1000, Weight gr 249, “La Fecundiddad,  with printed signature

Size: 168 x 222 mms (Image size)

Note - The subject:  In 1976, Mario Pizzorni, collector and president of the Venezualan foreign exchange company Italcambio, signed a contract with Dali for the creation of 15 watercolours that would later be adapted to bas reliefs in silver and bronze. Other subjects were later added. This fine object is an ingot of silver weighing 249 grammes. The series consisted of :

Descharnes 523 : Fecundity (Our work), 1977

Descharnes 524 : Space Eve, 1977

Descharnes 525 Hommage to Philosophy, 1977

Descharnes 526 : Swan Elephant, 1977

Descharnes 529 Spanish Cavalier, 1977

Descharnes 530 Swan Elephant, 1977

Descharnes 531 Spain, 1977

Descharnes 532 Man in pieces,  Eight pieces of L’Angelius, 1977

Descharnes 533 The Swann woman, 1977 

Edition:  USA 151/2500- marked in the bronze

Reference: Salvador Dali, The Hard and the Soft by Robert Descharnes : Number 523, page 211