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Sir William Russell Flint, R.A. 1880-1909.

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Ceres' Handmaid (2nd plate). 1930. Drypoint. Wright 35. 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 (sheet 10 3/8 x 6 3/4). Edition c. 65, #27. A rich impression in sepia ink printed on 'J Whatman 1823' wove paper. Signed, numbered and annotated in ink. $875.

In ancient Roman religion, Ceres was a goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships. Flint pictures a woman holding a sickle to harvest wheat.

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