Symbols in Art: The Pomegranate (and a discussion of Sir John Poynter’s nudes)

by Matthew Innis |

A few weeks ago, while preparing a post, I came across an image of Sir Edward John Poynter’s painting Idle Fears, and my eyes were immediately arrested by the artist’s inclusion of pomegranates near the young girl at the center of the painting preparing for her bath.  The connotations of the overt placement of what I…

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