Images: The Painting Salvador Dali Couldn’t Get Away From

The way I heard it, Salvador Dali saw a reproduction of Millet’s The Angelus in his classroom during childhood, and it became one of his great personal images:

Jean-Francois Millet - The Angelus (1857-1859)

Jean-Francois Millet – The Angelus (1857-1859)

Salvador Dali - Archeological Reminiscence of Millet's Angelus (1935)

Salvador Dali – Archeological Reminiscence of Millet’s Angelus (1935)

Salvador Dali - Atavism of Twilight (1933-1934)

Salvador Dali – Atavism of Twilight (1933-1934)

Salvador Dali - Gala and The Angelus of Millet Before the Imminent Arrival of the Conical Anamorphoses (1933)

Salvador Dali – Gala and The Angelus of Millet Before the Imminent Arrival of the Conical Anamorphoses (1933)

Salvador Dali - The Angelus of Gala (1935)

Salvador Dali – The Angelus of Gala (1935)

Salvador Dali - The Spectre of the Angelus (1934)

Salvador Dali – The Spectre of the Angelus (1934)

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  1. Fascinating! I’m making a slideshow for students about some of the curious characteristics of images. I’m think I will include the idea that certain images stick, and I’ll be able to use these. A lot to think about here.

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