We Live With Our Vegetable Friends

That line of William Blake’s – “Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow” is so true, in general! And yet as with all things on this earth, there is the exception which proves the rule. Amédéé Varin’s vegetable universe of 1840 certainly takes on the role of no shadow to imagination – it dwells instead rather deeply and brightly within it.

Rather than add words, it’s best perhaps to just enjoy the scene . . .

Here is more on Varin


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