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Bacchante (Persephone), [Plaster]

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Small-scale plaster cast painted green of Persephone. She is on a black painted wood base with a block of wood supporting her proper right leg under the knee. Depicts a nude woman on her proper left knee with her hands raised at head level. She has long braids.

The 1932 bronze won first prize for the Dance International 1900-1937, "Exhibit…

"Persephone" (Bacchante) at an unidentified location

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In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

Front view of "Persephone" (Bacchante) in the Greek Theatre at Cranbrook

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In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

Bronze "Persephone" (Bacchante) in the Greek Theatre at Cranbrook

Bronze Persephone (Bacchante) in the Greek Theatre at Cranbrook.jpg
In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

"Persephone" (Bacchante) in the Greek Theatre at Cranbrook

Persephone (Bacchante) in the Greek Theatre at Cranbrook.jpg
In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

Henry Scripps Booth poses with "Persephone" (Bacchante) in the Greek Theatre at Cranbrook

Henry Scripps Booth poses with Persephone (Bacchante) in the Greek Theatre at Cranbrook.jpg
In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

View of "Persephone" (Bacchante) at the Gibbes Museum of Art

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In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

Close-up of bronze "Persephone" (Bacchante) at the Gibbes Museum of Art

Close-up of bronze Persephone (Bacchante) at the Gibbes Museum of Art.jpg
In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

Front view of "Persephone" (Bacchante) at the Gibbes Museum of Art

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In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…

Close-up of "Persephone" (Bacchante) at the Gibbes Museum of Art

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In Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring. Following her abduction to the Underworld by Hades, Persephone’s mother Demeter attempted to rescue her. After discovering Persephone had eaten a pomegranate seed and was therefore unable to return to the land of the living, Demeter refused to bless the harvest leaving the earth sterile.…