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15 Most Famous Paintings by Salvador Dali

Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire painting by salvador dali

This article contains one of the best 15 paintings by Salvador Dali. Salvador Dali was a Spanish surrealist artist who made many famous paintings on Surrealism, Expressionism, Post-Impressionism. These paintings can be viewed at  Museum of Modern Art, Art Institute of Chicago.

Morphological Echo

Morphological Echo painting by salvador dali

Morphological Echo

Morphological Echo is a painting produced by Salvador Dali between 1934 and 1936. The Spanish painter painted second version of this painting in 1936. Morphological Echo consists of several surrealist images which includes wall with a bell at far distance, a strange eroded rock.

The Persistence of Memory

The Persistence of Memory painting by salvador dali

The Persistence of Memory

The Persistence of Memory is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1931. This painting is best known for its Surrealism style and also known by the name Melting Clocks. The theme of this painting is time which is painted in different meaning representing that time is melting.

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory painting by salvador dali

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory is a painting produced by Salvado Dali between 1952 and 1954. The Spanish painter recreated this painting from a painting painted in 1931 named as The Persistence of Memory. The original name of this paining is The Chromosome of a highly colored Fish’s Eye Starting the Harmonious Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory.

Metamorphosis of Narcissu

Metamorphosis of Narcissu painting by salvador dali

Metamorphosis of Narcissus

Metamorphosis of Narcissus is a painting produced by Salvado Dali in 1937. This painting from the french artist is from a Paranoiac critical period. Narcissus loved only himself and in doing so he broke many hearts and this great beauty of his is represented in this painting.

Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire

Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire painting by salvador dali

Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire

Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire is a painting produced by Salvado Dali in 1940. This painting is the most effective painting of Salvador dali which represents double image. A slave market is shown and group of figures moving gave an illusion of Voltaire’s head.

The Hallucinogenic Toreador

The Hallucinogenic Toreador painting by salvador dali

The Hallucinogenic Toreador

The Hallucinogenic Toreador is a painting produced by Salvado Dali between 1968 and 1970. This painting got exhibited the same year of 1970 when it was completed. The painting is assumend to be submerged in colors of the national flag of Spain.

Christ of Saint John of the Cross

Christ of Saint John of the Cross painting by salvador dali

Christ of Saint John of the Cross

Christ of Saint John of the Cross is a painting produced by Salvado Dali in 1951. The name of this painting was based on an earlier painting named John of the Cross of 16th century as there drawing were similar to each other.

The Temptation of St. Anthony

The Temptation of St. Anthony painting by salvador dali

The Temptation of St. Anthony

The Temptation of St. Anthony is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1946. This painting by the Spanish artist is best known by the name Dalí Renaissance. A group of elephants with horses is shown approaching St. Anthony.

Cabaret Scene

Cabaret Scene painting by salvador dali

Cabaret Scene

Cabaret Scene is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1922. This painting is famous for its Cubist influence and the Spanish painter experimented for the first time with this painting. Dali got inspiration for this paintings from Pablo Picasso painting.

The Great Masturbator

The Great Masturbator painting by salvador dali

The Great Masturbator

The Great Masturbator is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1929. This painting was very much close to the artist as he wanted to keep this painting in his personal collection at Dalí Theatre and Museum in Figueres.

Swans Reflecting Elephants

Swans Reflecting Elephants painting by salvador dali

Swans Reflecting Elephants

Swans Reflecting Elephants is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1937. This painting belong to the dali’s Paranoiac critical period. In this painting, three Swans is shown near the leafless trees and the reflection of them from below water also shown beautifully.

The Burning Giraffe

The Burning Giraffe painting by salvador dali

The Burning Giraffe

The Burning Giraffe is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1937. The Spanish painter painting this painting just before he was exiled from the US from 1940 to 1948. This painting is all about dali’s struggle when he was exiled in US and battle from his home country.

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Illumined Pleasures

Illumined Pleasures painting by salvador dali

Illumined Pleasures

Illumined Pleasures is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1929. Dali managed to compress many things in this painting so he justified the reason for being called as the great talent of miniaturistism. Dali’s middle box is similar to other paintings like The Great Mastur:bator and a self-portrayed of himself.

The Elephants

The Elephants painting by salvador dali

The Elephants

The Elephants is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1948. The elephant is a subject that dali used in many of this paintings like Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening and also in The Temptation of Saint Anthony and Swans Reflecting Elephants.

Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening

Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening painting by salvador dali

Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening

Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening is a painting produced by Salvador Dali in 1944. Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee is a short and alternative title was given to this painting.

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