Persephone 1 – Great Goddess

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Persephone 1

Persephone, is Demeter’s daughter and represents the maiden phase of womanhood and the springtime of the year, thereby linking the yearly cycle with the ages of mankind. Her symbols represented here are the lilly and the pomegranate. The lilly is traditionally associated with the underworld, death and purity. The pomegranate is traditionally associated with the underworld, immortality and fertility. Here Persephone is shown crowned as the queen of the underworld after eating the food of Hades, the pomegranate, which binds her half the year in Hades domain. Her name is written in Norse runes behind her, binding her name to her image and powers.
Persephone was banished to the underworld for half of the year where she must stay with her husband the god of Hades. During this time the plant life dies, winter reins and it is not until she returns to the upper world that spring and fertility will come back to the world.

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Persephone 1

Persephone, is Demeter's daughter and represents the maiden phase of womanhood and the springtime of the year, thereby linking the yearly cycle with the ages of mankind. Her symbols represented here are the lilly and the pomegranate. The lilly is traditionally associated with the underworld, death and purity. The pomegranate is traditionally associated with the underworld, immortality and fertility. Here Persephone is shown crowned as the queen of the underworld after eating the food of Hades, the pomegranate, which binds her half the year in Hades domain. Her name is written in Norse runes behind her, binding her name to her image and powers.
Persephone was banished to the underworld for half of the year where she must stay with her husband the god of Hades. During this time the plant life dies, winter reins and it is not until she returns to the upper world that spring and fertility will come back to the world.

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Joanna
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5/5

The quality of this print is astounding; I have wanted one of Jake's prints for a long time, it was better than I had hoped!

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Michael D.
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5/5

Absolutely beautiful!

4 weeks ago
JT Konstanturos
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5/5

She is more than beautiful and an inspiration to me.

1 year ago
Leonora Gaitanou
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5/5

Incredible artwork! Really unique! Gives unique feeling in the room where we have it and its energy feels very alive. It projects something special to the whole house; like a divine protection.

1 year ago
Ingrid
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5/5

The intersection of true artful human expression and well-tended subconscious emanations - this is how I see Jake's art, and especially 'Gemini.'
I was delighted to come across Jake's art. The process of discovery and acquisition of the print have been wonderfully human and pleasant. Mark is an absolute delight in correspondence. I can't wait to have the print back from the framers' and hang it on my wall. I may just place a chair before it and sit with it when I feel in need of a meaningful conversation.
Thank you, Jake & Mark

2 years ago
Carolee Lapeyre
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5/5

Exquisite!!! The Quest’s sumptuous colors come to life as she invites the viewer to join her on her journey! She is printed on the most lovely paper. She exudes with beauty! Thank you for this beautiful piece!

2 years ago
MARIE-FRANCE de PALACIO
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5/5

Excellent

3 years ago
Anonymous
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5/5

A real masterpiece

3 years ago
Andreas
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5/5

A masterpiece, I love it

3 years ago
Hans
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5/5

Dit is het tweede werk dat ik heb gekocht van Jake. Het intrigerende The Lady Vanishes uit 2013 smaakte naar meer, waarop ik besloot mijn verzameling aan te vullen met Spiritus Sanctus, een totaal ander werk (kleiner en op op paneel) uit 2015. Gekocht via de website, dus een gokje hoe het zou uitpakken. Maar ik heb er geen spijt van. Het is een mooie uitbreiding, waar ik met veel plezier en bewondering van geniet.

3 years ago

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