The Picture Gallery: Women in Greek Myths

Demeter and Persephone

Detail from Persephone's Return, by Frederic Lord Leighton

Detail from Persephone's Return by Frederic Lord Leighton.

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Lord Frederick Leighton painted mythological figures including Actaea, Alcestis, Andromeda, Aphrodite, a Bacchante, Clytie, Daedalus and Icarus, Demeter and Persephone, Helen, , Iphigenia, Lachrymae, Leda, Nausicaa, a river nymph, Perseus, Psyche, a Siren, and a Sybil.


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