Artist's description:

She was known long before ancient Greeks under a name of Cora. After her abduction from the earth to the underworld by Hades, the earth was not able to produce anything. Hades was forced to release her, but tricked her to eat pomegranate seeds. This obliged her to come back to underworld for three months every year.
The plot of her abduction is the base for famous "Beauty and the Beast" and her absence for every three months is the reason for winter.

Original hand made painting on a gallery wrapped cotton canvas done with palette knife. High quality natural pigment oil paints are used. Edges are painted, does not require framing - artwork is ready to hang. Covered with dammar varnish to preserve color and protect from UV-light, dust and moisture.

Artwork is signed on the front and signed certificate of authenticity is provided.

Width: 50 cm ( 19" )
Height: 75 cm ( 29" )
Depth: 2 cm (0.9")

Package will be delivered to your doorstep by EMS courier service. Postage is insured, tracking number will be provided. Delivery price is calculated for "wooden cradle" packaging, you can see details in "Me at work" section. But feel free to contact me if you require different packaging, we will find a solution!

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Materials used:

High quality natural pigment oil paint, 380 g/m cotton canvas, dammar varnish

Persephone (2016)

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This artwork is sold by Svetlana Tikhonova from Czech Republic

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