Festival of Ceres. A.M. 3808. card

Festival of Ceres. A.M. 3808.

WAG 7726

Currently not on display

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This is one of a group of drawings by British artist and book illustrator Edward Francis Burney, depicting scenes from Greek and Roman history and mythology. This drawing shows the procession at Cerealia - a festival that celebrates the Roman goddess of grain and agriculture, Ceres (equivalent of the Greek goddess Demeter).