Salvador Dali was only six years old when he completed his first painting. It was not just a bunch of scribbles either.
Dali created his first painting in 1910 and it was entitled Landscape Near Figueras. The painting is quite exquisite for a small child and features mountains beyond a vanishing point, as well as different brush strokes to create depth and movement.
Although Dali started at six years of age, he did not have another painting until he was nine. The majority of his work was created in his later teenage years and beyond, but the seeds were planted extremely early in his life.
The following is a list of some of Salvador Dali's major paintings, along with the year they were created. Dali was born in 1904, you can tell how old he was for each painting based on the completion date provided.
Of course, Salvador Dali painted many other famed works during his lifetime. This is just a smattering of some of his famous pieces.
Salvador Dali created his first painting at only six years old and he painted until six years before his death.
Throughout his lifetime, Dali painted over 1,500 works. He created illustrations for books, drawings, lithographs, animated cartoons, performance designs, costumes, sculptures, and other works in the field of art during his lifetime.
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