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Dali Atomicus Redux, 1948


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Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd
based on an original silver gelatin print by Philippe Halsman
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• Colorized giclée art print, made in England 
• Printed on museum-grade archival stock
• Ships in a Tube


Taken c.1948, United States 
(Library of Congress)

"Celebrated portrait photographer Philippe Halsman requested Dalí 'jump' to make 'the mask fall[s] so that the real person appears.' The duo, aided by three cats and several assistants including Halsman's wife and two children, shot 26 failed attempts before deeming the photograph a success. The final photograph, retouched by Dalí himself, features another artwork, painted by Dalí himself directly on the photograph to fill the empty frame. The props are also carefully masked out, to appear to be floating. The large painting to the right, Leda Atomica, now hangs in the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres, Spain.

In my rendition of this public domain edition of the photograph, I emulating the creator's intention, removed the props and wires to make the objects float, in addition to matching the exact crop of Halsman's iconic shot. I left the backdrop untouched to the right, as well as leaving the frame empty."

– Jordan J. Lloyd

Original Caption

"Portrait photograph of Salvador Dali, including objects, cats, and water caught in motion. The photo is similar to Halsman's published photo "Dali Atomicus" before retouching."


Our prints come in three popular sizes so you can frame them yourself.


M – 12”× 16” inches (30.5 × 40.6 cm)
L – 16”× 20” inches (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
XXL – 30”× 40” inches (76.2 × 101.6 cm)


Please note that the Listed Sizes refer to the print stock which comes with a white border. The printed image sizes are:

M – 9" × 12" (22.9 × 30.5 cm)
L – 12 ¼" × 16" (31.1 × 40.6 cm)
XL – 24" × 31 ¼" (61 × 79.4 cm)

Please note that all giclée art prints are currently supplied unframed.


Proudly printed by the Silverhill Press, an independent printer based in St–Leonards–On–Sea on the south coast of England. More information about our prints can be found here.

This is a derivative work. Photographs for illustration purposes only.