Andrea Wendel

Out Of The Strong Came Forth Sweetness

  • Steel plate
  • 24 x 10 x 8 in
  • $1,800.00
  • Andrea Wendel

"Out of the strong came forth sweetness"
Samson's riddle is a riddle that appears in the biblical narrative about Samson. Samson wagered a riddle to thirty Philistine guests, in these words: "Out of the eater, something to eat; out of the strong, something sweet". Instead of a fair riddle that could be discerned with deduction, the riddle was based on a private experience of Samson who killed a young lion and after a while found bees and honey in its corpse. "What is sweeter than honey? What is stronger than a lion?" is the answer to the riddle.

End Table. Literature inspired hand-illustrated, painted, splattered and scraped, welded steel plate.

  • Created: 2019
  • Current Location: Andi-Le Studio
  • Collections: Literaffiti
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