Title: Expulsion from Eden | Adam and Eve banished from Paradise (La cacciata dal Paradiso)
Artist: Masaccio (Tommaso di Ser Giovanni di Simone)
Year: c. 1427
Period: Early Renaissance
Style/Genre: Religious Painting
Notes & Analysis of the Artwork
The Teals tells of morality and acceptance w/ grey undertones.
- Sky’s Blue (Sirocco) reminds them to be cautious; look for danger.
- In connection to the angel in the sky, protection.
- Paradise Gate Blue (Cutty Sark), traditional divine energy.
- Broken connection to the divine energy.
- Adam’s Blue (Rhino) tells of depression and transformation.
- Adams fall from grace and trust with the lord.
- Broken-hearted, blue with emotion.
The Cream (Whiskey) told with orange undertones – tells of the protector
- Supports the black with a lighter colored contrast
- Banished but GUIDED out by the angel.
The Red (Peanut) A dark red taking on shades of Burgundy
- represents sympathy and responsibility of the angel.
- Having a duty to carry out but saddened by the outcome.
The Black (Diesel) tells of sorrow, pain, and vulnerability.
- Claws tell of the vulnerability encountered in the real world.
- Sword tells of the crime of the punishment.
- Stands out as a bold piece within the painting.
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