Salvador Dali

1904 - 1989

Born 11 May, 1904 Figueres, Catalonia, Spain Died 23 January, 1989 (aged 84) Figueres, Catalonia, Spain Resting Place – Crypt at Dali Theatre and Museum, Figueres, Catalonia, Spain Nationality – Spanish Education – San Fernardo School of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain Movement – Cubism, Dada, Surrealism Married Gala Dali (Elena Ivanovna Diakonova) (1934-1982) Notable Work : The Persistance of Memory 1931 The Temptation of St Anthony 1946 The Elephants 1948 Galatea of the Spheres 1952

Salvador Dali works


Dali’s melting clocks return in this not quite completed signed piece that looks as contemporary now as it did when it was conceived in the early part of the 20th century.


<p>Etching and drypoint to two Roman Gods, Mercury and Venus, is a theme Dali often used. Venus reaches for the sun&rsquo;s rays in her bed while Mercury stalks off on a cloud pillow. A dark swirli...

The Persistence of Memory

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:16.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%">The famous piece by Dali, r...

Saint Georges et le Dragon

A rare glimpse into the mind of one of the fathers of surrealism, even Dali’s rough sketches have an outlandish veneer to them.

The Great Masturbator

<p>One of the largest of his works, Dali took the Cap de Creus (a known rock formation in France) and painted a woman who was in the artist&rsquo;s life at the time, ready to fellate the standing m...

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