[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
Main Menu
About ARIA::
Journal Information::
Articles archive::
For Authors::
For Reviewers::
Contact us::
Site Facilities::
Search in website

Advanced Search
Receive site information
Enter your Email in the following box to receive the site news and information.
:: Volume 1, Issue 2 (4-2012) ::
کیمیای هنر 2012, 1(2): 7-14 Back to browse issues page
Rooster and Its Role in Seven Paintings
Mehdi Hosseini *
Abstract:   (22186 Views)
Rooster’s shape, form and outward appearance has become a symbolic emblem in many different cultures and has been chosen as a vehicle for mediating thoughts. Rooster is the symbol of courage, life struggle, justice (since it shares its meals with hens) and a manifestation of far – seeing in Egyptian world view. In Japan it is an emblem of praying. It is the symbol of sunrise and serves as a time reminder in almost every culture. Rooster is the symbol of chivalry, courage and dutifulness in Chinese rituals. The presence of rooster and hens in yard or garden declares the passion and joy of life and human beings become cheerful by seeing them. Many visual artists across the nations have always used this bird to create artworks. Painters and designers have produced splendid and varied examples of this fowl in their works and hence illustrated the beauty of this natural entity through their drawings and paintings. In this article some of these works are introduced and their structures and compositions are analyzed.
Keywords: belief, culture, rooster, ritual, symbol
Full-Text [PDF 570 kb]   (5323 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/07/31 | Accepted: 2020/12/13
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:


XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Hosseini M. Rooster and Its Role in Seven Paintings. کیمیای هنر 2012; 1 (2) :7-14
URL: http://kimiahonar.ir/article-1-21-en.html

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 1, Issue 2 (4-2012) Back to browse issues page
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.04 seconds with 37 queries by YEKTAWEB 4642