This is an original 1890 black and white wood engraving of Triptolemos holding grain in his hand and sitting on a chariot. Shown on the right is Proserpine holding a torch and a wine jug, and on the left is Demeter with a torch and grain in her hands. This image was modeled after an ancient Greek vase painting.
This 121+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso of this wood engraving.
Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.75 x 3 inches; 12 x 8 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: winged chariot, snake, god, goddess, mythology, deity, mythical, mythological, classical mythology