Persistence of Memory | Salvador Dalí | 1931

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Size: 14"x11"
Frame Style: Black Frame

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.



Created from high-quality wood, milled with simple clean lines and presented with a satin finish. Includes an off-white mount that will not discolour or fade with age.

All framed prints feature our premium fine art paper. This is a museum-quality paper which reproduces photography and artworks with exceptional tonality and renders sharp details with consistent flatness and accuracy.


For the matted / mounted prints we use a thick 1.4mm window mount cut from premium, textured mountboard. All mounts are "conservation grade", FSC certified, 100% acid free, and will not discolour or fade with age.

  • Simple, elegant design
  • Premium, fine art paper with a gently textured surface
  • Handmade by specialist picture framers
  • FSC certified off-white mat / window mount
  • Delivered ready for hanging