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The First Day of Spring (1923) by Salvador Dali

Original price $99.00
Original price $99.00 - Original price $1,427.00
Original price $99.00
Current price $69.30
$69.30 - $1,427.00
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Salvador Dalí's "The First Day of Spring": A Surrealist Journey into the Unconscious

Step into the enigmatic world of Salvador Dalí's "The First Day of Spring" (1923), a captivating oil painting that epitomizes his early surrealist style. This masterpiece, now meticulously reproduced on high-quality canvas, invites you to explore the depths of the subconscious mind.

Dalí's Techniques: Blurring Reality and Dreams

Dalí employs his signature technique of "paranoiac-critical method" in "The First Day of Spring." By meticulously combining dreamlike imagery with precise, realistic details, he creates a disorienting and dreamlike atmosphere. The painting's vibrant colors and sharp contrasts further enhance its surrealist quality.

Symbolic Landscape: Exploring the Unconscious

The painting depicts a barren, moonlit landscape, filled with enigmatic and symbolic elements. A giant grasshopper perches on a rock, its antennae reaching towards the sky. A skeletal figure lies in the foreground, its head resting on a pillow of thorns. These elements evoke the subconscious mind, where fears, desires, and hidden truths reside.

Surrealist Automatism: Unlocking Creativity

"The First Day of Spring" showcases Dalí's commitment to surrealist automatism. He allowed his subconscious to guide his brushstrokes, resulting in unexpected and evocative imagery. The painting's dreamlike quality invites viewers to interpret its symbolism and uncover their own inner landscapes.

Artistic Context: The Dawn of Surrealism

"The First Day of Spring" was created during the early years of the surrealist movement. Dalí, along with André Breton and other surrealists, sought to challenge conventional notions of art and explore the realm of the unconscious. This painting exemplifies the movement's fascination with dreams, symbolism, and the irrational.

Feelings Conveyed: Anxiety, Desire, and the Enigma of the Subconscious

Dalí's "The First Day of Spring" evokes a range of emotions. The barren landscape and skeletal figure suggest feelings of anxiety and mortality. The grasshopper and the thorns hint at unfulfilled desires and the pain of existence. Yet, the painting's vibrant colors and dreamlike quality also offer a sense of liberation and the allure of the unknown.

Experience Surrealism in Your Own Space

This museum-quality canvas print captures every detail and nuance of Dalí's original masterpiece. "The First Day of Spring" becomes a captivating addition to your home, inviting you to delve into the depths of your own subconscious and explore the enigmatic world of surrealism.

Let Salvador Dalí's "The First Day of Spring" ignite your imagination, challenge your perceptions, and remind you of art's ability to unlock the hidden realms of the human mind.

Premium Prints, Designed To Last Generations

Premium Prints, Designed To Last Generations

Fade-Resistant Canvas
Our archival grade canvas is a poly-cotton blend that resists fading and ensures lasting beauty for generations. Guaranteed.

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Using traditional methods, we meticulously stretch each artwork by hand to ensure a durable, clean and refined finish.

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Feature Details
Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
Product Warranty Lifetime warranty
Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
Returns Free returns for 90 days
Production time Shipped within 3 business days
Custom size available? Yes, contact us at