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Non-free media information and use rationale for Scale dimension

Galatea of the Spheres is a painting by Salvador Dalí made in 1952. It depicts Dali's muse, Gala, as pieced together through a series of spheres.



AuthorSalvador Dalí

Scale dimension

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Purpose of use

It illustrates an educational article about the Scale dimension. This image Galaofspheres.ipg ‎ is being linked here; though the picture is subject to copyright I (Fedosin) feel it is covered by the U.S. fair use laws because:

  1. The image was made public by the copyright owner's website;
  2. It is a low resolution copy of a painting by Salvador Dalí;
  3. It does not limit the copyright owner's rights in any way;
  4. It does not limit the owner's ability to sell their services in any way;
  5. The image is significant for educational purposes in the aforementioned article as an example of picture of four-dimensional body in usual three-dimensional world; the art of S. Dali is mentioned in section “History” of the article;


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Copyright © 2010 - Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, Figueras, Spain. - All rights reserved

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current19:35, 11 January 2011Thumbnail for version as of 19:35, 11 January 2011602 × 788 (81 KB)Fedosin (discuss | contribs){{Infobox Painting| image_file=Galaofspheres.JPG | backcolor=#FBF5DF | painting_alignment=right | image_size=200px | title=Galatea of the Spheres | artist=Salvador Dalí | year=1952 | type=Oil on canvas}} '''''[[Galate

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