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Frank Forrestall Fine Art

Slumbering Fruit, 2024

Slumbering Fruit, 2024

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#6 of 6 in the "Lost Tales of Sacred Fruit" series of miniatures painted in February 2024.

10" x 4" acrylic on board.

Fruit, like the benefit of deserved rest, is a sweet reward savored after the toil of labor, nourishing the soul with the essence of renewal and tranquility. In its ripened bounty, it offers a moment of respite, a gentle reminder of the fruitful harvest born from patient perseverance.

Lost Tales of Sacred Fruit

In the tapestry of mythology, the symbols of fruit are threads woven with spiritual potency, carrying echoes of ancient wisdom and cosmic truths. From the forbidden apple that kindled humanity's consciousness, Hera's sacred pears and the golden apples of immortality tended by the Hesperides, fruits are imbued with symbolism that transcends mere sustenance. They represent the cycle of life, fertility, abundance, and the interconnectedness of all beings. Each bite is a communion with the divine, a sacrament of transformation and renewal. In the lush orchards of myth, fruits are not mere edibles but portals to the sacred, inviting us to taste the sweetness of cosmic harmony and awaken to the eternal rhythms of existence.

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