ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Demeter
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1. CERAMICS. Greece.
Aides throws seeds on the ground ploughed by Demeter.
Red-figure amphora.
430—420 BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. 440—430 BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
3. CERAMICS. Greece.
Eleusinian ceremonies.
Clay board.
4th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS.
Allegory.
Dutch painter active in the 16th century.
Oil on canvas. 70 × 102.5 cm.
Moscow, The Tolstaya Collection.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. Ca. 27 BCE — 14 CE.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres (close-up).
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres (close-up).
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres (close-up).
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Livia as Ceres.
Marble. Rome (?). 15—45 CE.
Inv. No. Mr 259 / Ma 1242.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Cameo “Claudius and Messalina on a chariot”.
Sardonyx. Rome, Mid-1st cent. CE.
Frame made by Josias Belle in 17th cent.
Inv. No. Camee. 276.
Paris, National Library, Cabinet des Médailles.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Proserpina (the front side).
Marble. 200—220 CE.
Inv. No. A 10 int.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter (Ceres) Ludovisi.
Coarse marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek model of the 5th—4th centuries BCE.
Inv. No. 8596.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter (Ceres) Ludovisi.
Coarse marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek model of the 5th—4th centuries BCE.
Inv. No. 8596.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter (Ceres) Ludovisi.
Coarse marble. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek model of the 5th—4th centuries BCE.
Inv. No. 8596.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Demeter.
Marble.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue presumable portraying Cleopatra VII.
Marble. The statue is a Roman copy of a Greek original of the end of the 5th cent. BCE. The head is plaster cast from ancient head.
Inv. No. 179.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Greek Cross, 21.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue presumable portraying Cleopatra VII.
Marble. The statue is a Roman copy of a Greek original of the end of the 5th cent. BCE. The head is plaster cast from ancient head.
Inv. No. 179.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Room of the Greek Cross, 21.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statue of Demeter.
Marble. Roman copy of a Greek work of about 420 BCE (school of Phidias)
Inv. No. 254.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Round Room, 6.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades and side panels with sphinges.
Marble. 150—175 CE.
Inv. No. Ãð-3087 (À184).
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
20. GLYPTICS. Rome.
Germanicus and Agrippina as Triptolemos and Demeter.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
2.3 × 3 cm.
Inv. No Æ 296.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
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