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Introduction
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known as Salvador Dalí (Catalan: [səɫβəˈðo ðəˈɫi]; Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ ðaˈli]), was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in August 1931. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media. Dalí attributed his "love of everything that is gilded and excessive, my passion for luxury and my love of oriental clothes" to an "Arab lineage", claiming that his ancestors were descended from the Moors. Dalí was highly imaginative, and also enjoyed indulging in unusual and grandiose behavior. His eccentric manner and attention-grabbing public actions sometimes drew more attention than his artwork, to the dismay of those who held his work in high esteem, and to the irritation of his critics.
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Q5577
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Nationalities
Spanish, Catalan
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Illustrator, Painter, Sculptor
Names
Salvador Dalí, Salvador Dali, Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí, Salvador Felip Jacint Dalí Domènech, Salvador Dalí y Domènech, Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí y Domènech, Salvador Dalí i Domènech, Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí Domènech, Salvator Dalí, Salvador Dalí Domènech, Salvador Dalm y Domenech, Салвадор Дали, Сальвадор Дали, 萨尔瓦多・达利, 达利萨尔瓦多
ULAN
500009365
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