©Salvador Dali - Eucharistic Still Life 1952

Eucharistic Still Life 1952
Eucharistic Still Life
1952 54x87cm oil/canvas
The Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida

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From National Gallery of Victoria:
Bread and fish are significant features in the stories about Jesus. Breaking bread and eating with others is a symbol and was a reality of hospitality in ancient Mediterranean society. In one story Jesus fed 5,000 people with five loaves of bread and two fish. The word for fish in Ancient Greek is used as an anagram in early Christian art and teaching. The fish is still used as a Christian symbol today. Another early Christian symbol is the anchor. Today there is a plethora of Christian symbols.