Fine Art/Dali lithos


My girl friend bought a limited edition signed and numbered litho of the "persistence of memory" from a private collector.  I am quite confused because there seem to be many versions of this painting in limited edition print.  How could I tell which series it belongs to?  it says 37/250.  My understanding was that there are only 2 print series authorized by dali and all others are mass produced.  A local gallery has a piece from the same series at $18,000.00 but another has it at $2,000.00.  I'm so confused...

The only authorized version was published in 1974 and has a 4th clock added to the image. Dali did an interpretation of his own work and made a change to it.

If you want to be certain, you can email me an image of what you have, but based on the edition number you provided, it does not sound like a correct piece.

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I can answer questions about Salvador Dali. While I cannot do FREE APPRAISALS, I might be able to help you sell your works. I can also help with Chagall, Miro, Picasso and other 20th Century Masters.

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Late 70's early 80's Worked for a printer and learned the art or Lithography. Early to mid 80's Managed a publishing company that produced fine art both living and reproductions of the masters. Mid 80's to 2003 Senior Art Consultant with well known broker of Dali, Picasso, Miro, Chagall,Vargas,Max,Warhol and others. 2004 - 2005 Independent Art Consultant. 2005-2006 Beverly Hills Art Gallery(Living Artists) 2006 - Present Salvador Dali Society. Senior Art Consultant.


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Studied Art History, Methods of printing, Various Mediums. Studied anatomy, sketch art, Complex shading technique, Acrylic technique. Bloch books(Picasso),Salvador Dali publications(extensive). 30 Years life Experience in the arts as an artist, fine art broker,Gallery Director,art consultant.

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