Demeter and Persephone Picture

~ Demeter and Persephone ~

After Persephone is abducted by Hades, Demeter searches for her and her grief ceases the growing of all living things. At Zeus' intervention, Hades agrees to release her for two thirds of the year when she can return to her mother so that the earth can become fertile again. Here, Demeter welcomes her and she is crowned Queen of the Underworld.

acrylics on wood
25 x 4m cm

version of an older painting, this time on wood and with painted frame
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