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Persephone by JasonMcKittrick Persephone by JasonMcKittrick
Portrait of Persephone, wife of Hades and daughter of Demeter. Captured by Hades and forced to stay in the Underworld. She stays with him for six months out of the year and comes back to the land of the living for the rest of the year. This was the Greek explanation for the change of seasons.

colored pencil, watercolor, and acrylic on paper
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mindxscape Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2010
She's beautiful.
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Mew-Sumomo Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009  Student General Artist
I'm familiar with the story of Persephone, I really love this painting. I also love how even though the use of color seems really subtle, it fits together so nicely, great work!
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LaMeep Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2007
sad story... beautiful painting.
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Gigantomachia Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2007
This...is...AWESOME!
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