The Improbability of Love Symbols & Objects

Hannah Rothschild
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Food

Food is an important aspect of life for Annie. She loves to plan for it, shop for it and prepare it. To her, food shows love as well as being another art form for people to enjoy.

Pierrot

Pierrot was a clown shown in paintings to represent innocence. He was usually dressed all in white as in the case of "The Improbability of Love." Pierrot is known to be unlucky in love so he is sometimes portrayed as sad and melancholy like in the Watteau painting.

The Improbability of Love

"The Improbability of Love" is the name of the painting painted by famous French artist, Jean-Antoine Watteau. The painting of a man gazing longingly at his beloved evokes sentimentality and almost aphrodisiacal powers over those who look at it. It can also symbolize the futility of the search for love.

Winkleman Family Photo

The Winkleman family...

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