The sculpture is made in an antique box with a painted plaster figurine surrounded by wooden trees with plastic leaves and a paper-mache serpent and plaster apple. Small wooden boards are in the trees. The figure of Eve turns around by using a crank on the side of the box.
This is the site of the original battle with the devil, the tempter here on Earth. Peter warned that "the devil walks around like a roaring loon, seeking whom he may devour" (1 Peter 5:8) But lions also stalk with great stealth. The devil pursues us relentlessly, assessing whether we might most easily be tempted by high things or low. This has been employed since the beginning and must be addressed constantly throughout our lives.
I created the whole piece myself.
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