Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol Salvador Dali was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter. One of the most important & famous artists in the 20th century. In his unoriginal paintings, you easily notice the combination of bizarre and full of imagination pictures. Dali was influenced by the great Renaissance artists and as of Sigmund Freud. His artworks combined with his eccentric personality. He influenced deeply on the art of the 20th century if it is in painting, sculptures, photographing and motion pictures.