Salvador Dalí

Timeline created by Noa Pallàs
  • Birth of Salvador Dalí

    Birth of Salvador Dalí
    Born in Figueres (Girona) in 1904, Salvador Dalí was not a brilliant student, although he did show an interest in art.
  • Ultrauterine Birth

    Ultrauterine Birth
    This is Dalí's first surrealist work. He makes this painting when he's 17.
  • Self-Portrait with Rafaelesco Neck

    Self-Portrait with Rafaelesco Neck
    It is an oil on canvas where the author showed his fascination for the Italian painter.
  • Muchacha en la ventana

    Muchacha en la ventana
    This work is one of the author's most famous and reproduced works and represents his sister Anna Maria leaning out of the window overlooking the sea in the family holiday home in Cadaqués.
  • Carne de gallina inagural

    Carne de gallina inagural
    Several elements stand out in the work, but particularly noteworthy are the two human figures (Dalí and Gala) joined by a fine white line.
  • Les premiers jours du printemps. Los primeros días de la primavera

    Les premiers jours du printemps. Los primeros días de la primavera
    It is one of the first works in which the author shows his path towards surrealism.
  • Guillermo Tell

    Guillermo Tell
    The painting represents the relationship with his father mythologized in the legend of the famous William Tell, which traditionally symbolizes the struggle for freedom against tyranny.
  • La persistencia de la memoria

    La persistencia de la memoria
    The Persistence of Memory, also known as Los relojes blandos or Los relojes derretidos is a famous painting by the Catalan painter Salvador Dalí painted.
  • Composición blanda con judías hervidas (Premonition of the Civil War)

    Composición blanda con judías hervidas (Premonition of the Civil War)
    The Persistence of Memory, also known as The Soft Watches or The Melted Watches is a famous painting by the Catalan painter Salvador Dalí.
  • Jirafa ardiendo

    Jirafa ardiendo
    Picture painted before Dali's exile to the United States in 1940. Dalí declared himself to be apolitical, yet the depiction of the burning giraffe has always been linked to his concerns about the critical political situation in Spain at the time.
  • La Tentation de saint Antoine. La tentación de San Antonio.

    La Tentation de saint Antoine. La tentación de San Antonio.
    This is one of the most beautiful and well-known works of the Spanish artist. It represents the story collected in the Golden Legend by Athanasius of Alexandria and one can see Saint Anthony kneeling in the desert protecting himself from the temptations that lurk there.
  • Retrato de Picasso

    Retrato de Picasso
    In 1947 Dalí painted this fantastic piece portraying his colleague Pablo Ruiz Picasso. The two painters met on Salvador's first trip to Paris in 1926 and exhibited their work together on more than one occasion.
  • Leda atómica

    Leda atómica
    Leda atómica is a famous painting by the Spanish painter Salvador Dalí painted in 1949.
  • Cristo de San Juan de la Cruz

    Cristo de San Juan de la Cruz
    Cristo de San Juan de la Cruz is a famous painting by the Spanish painter Salvador Dalí made in 1951. It is made using the technique of oil on canvas, is surrealistic style.
  • La última cena

    La última cena
    It's Dali's last painting. The Last Supper or The Sacrament of the Last Supper is a famous painting by Salvador Dalí in 1955. It is painted in oil on canvas and is housed in the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.
  • Death of Salvador Dalí

    Death of Salvador Dalí
    Death of Dalí Salvador Dalí, the greatest representative of pictorial surrealism in our country, died on 23 January 1989, at the age of 84. His tomb is now in his museum in Figueres (Girona).