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FC: Salvador Dali By: Nicole Bousquet

1: Salvador's father was Salvador Dali y Cusi, he was a middle class lawyer. | Salvador Dali was born on May 11, 1904. He was born in Figueres, Spain. | In 1922, Dali enrolled in the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid, Spain.

2: Salvador was in the middle class until his painting's became famous, then the money poured in. One of his most expensive painting's was "La Femme Visible" this sold for $48,000.

3: Dali's mother died when he was young so she was not able to motivate him and give him support to become an artist. His father had enrolled him in the State Primary School in 1908. Salvador spent time with the Pichot family where he then discovered impressionism, after that he took classes with Juan Nunez at the Municipal Drawing School in Figueres which his father supported.

4: Salvador's father was very strict on what he had to do as a child. He went to multiple schools and learned languages, and was well educated in academics. As a child he was not rich, he was middle class because his father was a lawyer which made enough money to get him threw schooling.

5: Salvador died on January 23rd, 1989. | Salvador died of heart failure at the age of 84.

6: Salvador was a surrealist. This is one of his paintings.

7: Dali took drawing classes starting in 1916, in 1922 he was enrolled to Academia de San Fernndo, this school was an art school.

8: Salvador Dali was also a writer, poet, printmaker, designer, sculptor, and a filmmaker.

9: Salvador Dali normally used oils to do his paintings he held the brush carefully and used big strokes. | His style of painting was surrealism, although he was known for that, his art also showed some impressionism.

10: Salvador's Friend's | Dali's two most known friends were Picasso and Freud. | Picasso's Painting | Freud's Painting | Dali's Painting

11: Many of Salvador's paintings are aimed off of young childhood memories. Not all the memories from his childhood were great because he grew up having a tough life. As a young boy he would go away to hide in a wash house where he could take time to think. There was a young lady who would pick roses by his home and he would day dream about her beauty. The paintings he came up with were memories, fantasies, and dreams.

12: Some of his painting's

14: Citations

15: Google Images

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