Sunday, November 30, 2014
Paintings of Apples
I like apples. You like apples. They say an apple a day, well a paintings of an apple is not an apple? 2d isn't 3d as they say. It's all about color. Ever since Eve offered the apple to Adam , the apple has hung around as a symbol in art, a symbol of health and fertility.
Apples appear in many religious traditions, often as a mystical or forbidden fruit. One of the problems identifying apples in religion, mythology and folktales is that as late as the 17th century, the word "apple" was used as a generic term for all (foreign) fruit other than berries, but including nuts. This term may even have extended to plant galls, as they were thought to be of plant origin (see oak apple). For instance, when tomatoes were introduced into Europe, they were called "love apples". In one Old English work,....wiki