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Montaigne's Essays, illustrated by Salvador Dali, 1947

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Montaigne's Essays, illustrated by Salvador Dali, 1947.

Doubleday published an edition of Montaigne's essays with illustrations by the surrealist artist Salvador Dali, who admired Montaigne's work.

The illustration above accompanies the chapter "On Physiognomy." What themes do you think Dali's image evokes?

 

 

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