3764 – Persephone and Demeter print

Physical description:
Black and white linocut print with large white border. Text underneath the image reads "Persephone and Demeter". It is also signed by the artist and number 10 out of 20.
Museum classification:
Picture size: 17cm x 12cm; picture including border: 27cm x 34cm

From the maker's online shop webpage:

This diptych linocut block print is of Persephone and her mother Demeter. Demeter was the Greek goddess of grain and fertility, her daughter Persephone represents springtime.The print includes grains of wheat, a poppy, growing branches and the seeds of the pomegranate which Persephone ate while in the underworld with Hades. The print was carved in linoleum and hand printed with black ink on white paper in an edition of 20.

See also Museum objects: http://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/object/ring-of-demeter-and-persephone-ancient-roman-signet-ring/


Ink, paper, card
Copyright ownership:
Cynthia Rae Cratsley