Still Life with Grapes and Other Fruit

Oil on copper | 31.4 x 25.9cm | c. 1630

Luca Forte (Italian (Neapolitan)

Luca Forte's original meaning for this bountiful still life has been lost, but it may be an evocation of the bounty of autumn. The grapes, apples, and pears represent harvest fruits, and a seed-filled open pomegranate itself symbolizes abundance. As ...
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