One of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Colossus of Rhodes was a massive statue of a male figure built around 280 B.C. and erected on the Greek island of Rhodes. Designed by the Greek sculptor, Charles of Lindos, the Colossus of Rhodes reportedly stood about 110 feet tall and was positioned atop a 50 foot platform.
This original etching is one of four from the suite entitled, Aurélia, who was the mother of Roman dictator Julius Caesar. The suite – or portfolio, was created and printed in 1972, co-published by Editions d’Arte de Francony, Paris and Ateliers Rigal, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France.
This example is signed by Dali and inscribed, EA – épreuve d’artiste (artist’s test print). The work of art was printed on Arches paper.
The work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.