Porcelains and Peacocks: The Month of June: Juno and the Peacock
Was full of contradictions. She was the protector of marriage and family but was also jealous and vengeful. The goddess carries a pomegranate symbolizing both fertility and death. Juno is shown with Jupiter in Italian Baroque. Along with her companion peacock there is an eagle symbolizing the god's strength. French Symbolist. Juno is resplendent in her carriage drawn by peacocks. Posted by Kendra Boutell. Labels: Myth: Juno and the Peacock. Le style et la matière. 28 May, 2010 00:01. 28 May, 2010 05:51.
Porcelains and Peacocks: Vanitas and Memento Mori: The Ephemeral Nature of Life
Cut flowers were also used to remind man that earthly pleasures are fleeting; just as the skin and flesh leave the skull so do the petals fall from the bloom. Or “remember you must die” was a form of the genre that dates back to antiquity. 1602 – 1674) was a Flemish born Frenchman who painted. Showing a skull flanked by a cut tulip and an hourglass. 1565 -1629) painted t. He earliest known vanitas in which the scull gazes on useless coins and is haunted by a bubble containing grim images:. Good men, the ...