Tuna Fishing (painting)
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|Type||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||304 cm × 404 cm (119.65 in × 159.06 in)|
|Location||Foundation Paul Ricard, Ile de Bandol|
Tuna Fishing (Homage to Meissonier) was painted by Salvador Dalí in 1966-1967 and is seen by many as one of Dalí's last masterpieces. Filled chaotically with the violent struggle of the men in the picture and the big fish. A golden knife stabs into the fish and the azure- blue sea becomes red with blood.
This painting is a dedication to Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier, a 19th-century French painter who specialised in battle scenes.
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