Salvador Dalí (Spainish)
Born 1904 in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain – Died 1989 in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Famous Spanish surrealist painter, Salvador Dali had an artistic repertoire that included sculpture, painting, photography, multi-media work. He is known for his technical skill as a painter and the shocking quality of his imagination. His pioneering spirit was also accompanied by a reverence of tradition and a will for continuity. Dali consistently depicted the landscape of his homeland, one that became synonymous with the landscape of the imagination and of dreams. He forged in his long career a remarkable body of work. He is perhaps best known for his 1931 painting The Persistence of Memory, showing melting clocks in a landscape setting. Many of Dali’s artworks evince a fascination for Classical and Renaissance art.
Salvador Dali’s artworks are represented in public collections worldwide. In the United States The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, houses one of the largest collections of Dali's paintings.
Coronation of Gala
Lithograph, XV/LL, 31" x 22"
Dreams of a Horseman
Lithograph, EA, 29.5" x 21.5"