Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening (1944) is a surrealist painting by Salvador Dalí. A short, alternate title for the painting is Sting Caused by the Flight of a Bee. It was painted in 1944, while Dalí and his wife, Gala, were living in America.
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