Salvador Dalí

Les Muses Urania (Astronomy)

1971
hand coloured drypoint etching on paper
Inventory number 512
Salvador Dalí created the suite of Les Muses while creating works for two of his patrons Giuseppe and Mara Albaretto. The artworks are inspired by Greek mythology. 

Urania is the Muse of Astronomy and is associated with navigation. She is represented with stars, the globe and sometimes a compass.