Boy with Pommegrenate

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 08 November 2016

Boy with Pommegrenat, marble, Rome, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta.
Children carried fruit and water, symbols of fertility, the cycle of life and the propagation of the family. The dozing Eros, holding an inverted torch, gradually became a spirit of death, symbolizing hopes of a new awakening.

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