'Le Cavalier Triomphant' 1973

'Le Cavalier Triomphant' 1973

Code: 10306


H: 75.8cm (29.8")W: 56.5cm (22.2")


'Le Cavalier Triomphant' The Triumphant Horseman 1973 original print: drypoint etching on 18 colour chromolithograph by Salvador Dali (1904-1989) inscribed in the artist's hand to the left in the lower margin in carbon pencil: 4/197 further inscribed in carbon pencil in the artist's hand to the centre in the lower margin: POUR LE BARON ALEXI / DE REDE Homage, signed and dated 1973 in carbon pencil by the artist to the right in the lower margin. Further signed in carbon pencil by Joseph Foret (1901-1991) to the left in the lower margin. With a white square-cut overmount over a black bevel fillet insert with twin agate lines within a close-corner gold metal-leaf frame rubbed through to black bole on sight edges with an overall size of: 1175 x 695mm. See page 210 in the Dali Catalogue Raisonne of etchings and mixed-media prints 1924 - 1980 published by Prestel where it is illustrated and listed under print numbr 578. It is in pristine condition, impeccably mounted and framed.

Oskar Dieter Alex von Rosenberg-Redé, 3rd Baron von Rosenberg-Redé was a prominent French banker, aristocrat, aesthete, collector and socialite. In 2003 he was appointed a commandeur of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his restoration of the Hotel Lambert where he was known for hosting opulent costume balls. Involved in horse racing, in 1972 he won the Prix de Diane and came in second at the Prix de Arc de Triophe. His father's mother was Hungarian and father unknown and had been adopted by a banker named Rosenberg and made a citizen of Liechtenstien, then created a Baron in the Hungarian nobility in 1916 by the Emperor of Austria. When Redé was nine years old. Redé and his brother were sent to be educated at Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland. Oskar befriended Salvador and Gala and they spent some time together in  the early seventies.