Mythology – Argus in Black

Salvador Dalí 
Mythology, Argus in Black, 1963 – 1965.
ML/Argillet #116; Fields #63 – 3A.

Drypoint etching on cream-wove Arches paper.
Signed and numbered at the lower margins.
Professionally framed to museum-grade, conservation standard materials.

Argus was a monster with many eyes, used as a guard by the gods. Hera, the wife of Zeus, asked Argus to watch Io, Zeus’ mistress. Zeus then sent Hermes to dispatch Argus. As a tribute, Hera placed his many eyes into the tail of a peacock, her favorite bird.

Salvador Dali – Off The Wall Gallery Houston, Texas.


Artwork size: 22 x 30 inches / 56 x 76 cm
Frame size: 33 x 35 in. / 39 x 49.5 cm.
Inv #: AB7332
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