Salvador Dalí Draws Shakespeare and His Works [Part 1]

At the intersection of English Renaissance playwriting  and surrealist painting we have a fantastic collection of Shakespearean sketches by Salvador Dalí. It is known that Dalí was a passionate fan of the Bard, and thus combined his dreamlike artistry with the dramatic scenes. Below are some of our favorites.

Read more about Shakespeare on eNotes here, and click on the photos to learn more about each Shakespearean work.


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Henry V

Henry V

Julius Caesar

Julius Ceasar

King Lear

King Lear


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The Merchant of Venice

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Richard III

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The Taming of the Shrew

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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* All images sourced from The Salvador Dali Society website.