Ceres refusing to be consoled by Iris, 1816
Richard Cook RA (1784 - 1857)
RA Collection: Art
When exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1816, this painting was accompanied by the following lines from Homer's Hymn to Ceres:
"Iris in vain her soothing words address'd
The Goddess yields not to her kind request"
1095 mm x 851 mm
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