Persistence of Memory | Salvador Dalí | 1931

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Size: A4 Landscape

The painting "The Persistence of Memory" by Salvador Dalí, created in 1931, is one of the most iconic and recognizable works of Surrealism. It features a dreamlike landscape with a desolate, barren background that suggests a twilight or dawn setting with a calm sea or bay. The central motif is a series of melting clocks draped over various objects, including a tree branch, the edge of a table or platform, and what appears to be a sleeping face, often interpreted as a self-portrait of Dalí himself, though distorted and dreamlike. The soft, melting clocks are thought to represent the fluidity and relativity of time within the dream state. The precise detail in which these surreal elements are painted contrasts with the irrationality of the scene, creating a paradoxical visual experience that challenges viewers' perceptions of reality. The overall effect is one of eerie stillness and otherworldly quietness, making it a quintessential piece of Dalí's exploration of the subconscious.

 

Print: 

A premium quality heavyweight (200gsm) fine art print material with a smooth, clean finish. This museum quality paper is extremely consistent and works perfectly with large, full colour graphics or illustrations. The matte finish emphasises different highlights and tones in the source artworks; helping to create stunning works of art.

- All prints feature a 0.25 inch white border to ensure space for framing. 

 

Our Eco Credentials Include:

  • FSC approved or sustainably sourced paper
  • Printed using water based inks
  • Local fulfilment reduces carbon emissions
  • Contains no plastic

 

Sizes:

A2 = 16.5 x 23.4 Inches

A3 = 11.7 x 16.5 Inches

A4 = 8.3 x 11.7 Inches