boy throws a pomegranate Painting by dominic cooper

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Painting: Acrylic on Cardboard.

Boy Throws a Pomegranate, evaluation by Eliza Yacheva.

This abstract expressionist painting tells a story about youthfulness, emotionality and irreversible actions.
The yellow anonimous motionless figure in the left part creates a contrast with the middle section of the painting that represents movement, motion, action and the throwing itself.
The pomegranate brings a lot of symbolism. It is a symbol of fertility, because of its endless number of seeds. Also, in the art history world the fruit is often depicted in woman‘s hands (as in Gabriel Rossetti‘s Proserpine) signifying temptation and fall from grace. In Christian art, especially during the Renaissance, many depictions of the Virgin Mary and Jesus include a pomegranate as the symbol of eternal life.


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boy throws a pomegranate

dominic cooper

Italy

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Size: 20 W x 15 H x 0.1 in

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