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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Magpie Tales: snakes in the grass

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The Snake Charmer, Henri Rousseau, 1907


Everyone thought it said Eve had eaten of the forbidden fruit, until 21st-century philologists discovered it actually said she had played on the forbidden flute.

22 comments:

Kathy Bischoping said...

Short & sweet & lol!

Carola Bartz said...

I love that interpretation!!!

Tess Kincaid said...

Ha!

Lisa RedWillow said...

Hmmm// Not sure if thats true but interesting. I followed your link and ended up in a place of a Brilliant artist. Thanks for the link and stopping Kay.

kaykuala said...

A flute and not a fruit? No splitting hairs on this I'm sure. Either way for this painting the flute won the day.

Hank

SquirrelQueen said...

Great twist on the photo prompt Kay, most unexpected.

jabblog said...

LOL!!

thingy said...

Ha! Wonderful.

izzy said...

Good one thanks!

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Clever one.

Anna :o]

Sean Vessey said...

the music of passion was born

Filip Demuinck said...

Makes me think a bit of the garden of Eden.

Greetings,
Filip

Seasons said...

The painting is beautiful. The philologists are historically incorrect. Why would they go into semantics though?

Laurie Kolp said...

Ahh... love this.

Helen said...

Love this ...........

Leslie said...

you crack me up :)

Brian Miller said...

haha that would be a whole different interpretation for sure...lol

Lyn said...

I thought so all along!! Very bright and fun!!

Trellissimo said...

Nice twist! LOL

Doctor FTSE said...

That's not interpretation so much as inspiration! Brilliant thinking!

Isabel Doyle said...

wicked, eh?

The Cello Strings said...

cute..

:)