Gala and Salvador Dalí on a dramatized scene.

Cecil Beaton, Salvador Dalí and Gala with A Couple with Their Heads Full of Clouds, 1936

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The 30 Most Famous Muses in ArtGala Diakonova

She was the wife of surrealist poet Paul Éluard and lover of painter Max Ernst. But most notably, the Russian-born Gala Diakonova won the heart of Spanish painter Salvador Dalí.

Dovima photographed with Salvador Dali in by Richard Avedon