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Salvador Dali The Metamorphosis of Narcissus, c.1937

The Metamorphosis of Narcissus, c.1937 by Salvador Dali art print

"The Metamorphosis of Narcissus" (1937) is an oil on canvas painting, and is from Dalí's Paranoiac-critical period. According to Greek mythology, Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in a pool. Unable to embrace the watery image, he pined away, and the gods immortalized him as a flower. Dali completed this painting in 1937 on his long awaited return to Paris after having had great success in the United States. The painting shows Narcissus sitting in a pool, gazing down. Not far away there is a decaying stone figure which corresponds closely to him, but is perceived quite differently as a hand holding up a bulb or egg from which a narcissus is growing. In the background, a group of naked figures can be seen, while a third narcissus like figure appears on the horizon. Sigmund Freud once commented of it: “I’ve never seen such a perfect example of Spanish man before, what a fanatic!” A long poem was written by Dalí to accompany the painting. "The Metamorphosis of Narcissus" is currently on display at Tate Modern in London.
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Series Name: Salvador Dali Surrealism (28x22) Series
28" x 22"
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28" x 22"
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ID#: 239148
The Metamorphosis of Narcissus, c.1937
Type: Fine-Art Print
Paper Size: 28" x 22"
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