Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire
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|Type||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||47 cm × 66 cm (18 1⁄2 in × 26 in)|
|Location||Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida|
Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire (1940) is a painting by Spanish Surrealist Salvador Dalí. The painting depicts a slave market, while a woman at a booth watches some people. A variety of people seem to make up the face of Voltaire, while the face seems to be positioned on an object to form a bust.
The painting was completed in 1940. Dalí describes his work on the painting "to make the abnormal look normal and the normal look abnormal."
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