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Persephone

Persephone

   

This bronze figure of the Greek goddess Persephone stands on a raised platform in the center of an octagonal pool.  Her right hand is elevated, holding a torch.  The figure is draped from the waist down and has a draped headdress flowing down the back of the sculpture.  A plaque on the front of the statue reads:  “In Ancient Greek Mythology, She, as the daughter of Zeus, and Demeter, was worshipped as the goddess of vegetation.  Returning each spring from the realm of Hades to herald the

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Medium type: Bronze; Limestone

Date created: @ 1840

Dimensions: 63" x 22" x 16"

Location

4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, 46208

Associated artists

Armand Toussaint
Armand Toussaint

PHOTOS

  • Image courtesy Ken Norris

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