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renaissance art: common symbolism

apple/fruit
sin/disobedience
book
scriptures/prophecy of scriptures
broom
domestic arts of cooking, sewing, tending to home
candle
show gods presence
chalice
wine of the eucharist
dead tree
original sin/dead bc of sin
dice/cards
reference to vice
dog
faithfulness/fidelity
dog (hound)
hell
dove
holy spirit
garden
fertility. enclosed- virginity
jingle bells
folly and foolishness
knot
unity
lamb
sacrificial animal of the old testament
left vs right
convention of opposites/ two sides of christ
light penetrating glass
virgin birth
lilly
purity
lorraine vs latin cross
transformed cross
olive branch
world/control of the world
palm branch
martyr
resurrection banner
white flag/shield
ruins
physical decay of world/spiritual decline
shoes removed
holiness of event
skull
death
spears/swords/clubs/axes
passion and crucifixion of christ
tablets
foundation of western mortality
tallith
fringed prayer shawl with bands of blue or black by jewish men at prayer
titulus
title placed above the head of christ
tree trunk
passion and suffering of christ
bow and arrow
cupid or diana
cave/grotto
feminine image with phallic implications
golden apple
reward from famous beauty contest, associated with venus
honeycomb
extreme sensuousness, when offered it is a metaphor for sweetness of love with potential sting
hourglass
passing of time. old man often holding. young man holding shows transience of life
moon
symbol for women
myrtle wreath
fertility image
red/pink roses
love and passion
shell
fertility symbol
sword
traditional male phallic
sheath
traditional female phallic
urinating child
good fortune
water
rebirth or regeneration

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renaissance art: common symbolism
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apple/fruit
sin/disobedience
book
scriptures/prophecy of scriptures
2017-09-06 05:32:08
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