ROMANELLI, Giovanni Francesco
(b. 1610, Viterbo, d. 1662, Viterbo)


c. 1660
Oil on canvas, 99 x 83 cm
Private collection

Ceres (or Demeter in Greek) was the goddess of agriculture and fertility in Greek mythology. She is normally shown holding a sickle and wearing either ears of corn or corn-sheaf, as here.