Abduction of Persephone by Rembrandt<br />Hades, God of the underworld, abducts Persephone, daughter of Demeter, the Godde...
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  1. 1. Abduction of Persephone by Rembrandt<br />Hades, God of the underworld, abducts Persephone, daughter of Demeter, the Goddess of agriculture<br />Demeter stops growing crops and world suffers from drought<br />Contrast between light and dark distinguishes the world and the underworld; sharp divide along the middle of the picture has a dramatic effect<br />Story is exaggerated because many people are trying to prevent Hades from taking Persephone<br />Bushes at the bottom look like the are pulling on the chariot<br />

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