The Rape of Proserpina - Gian Lorenzo Bernini  (1621 – 1622)

Proserpina is seized and taken to the underworld by the god Pluto.  Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion.  I love wow you can see Pluto’s hand sink into her thigh.

pluto and proserpina pluto hades Bernini italian renaissance sculpture rape of proserpina

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    this is just the best sculpture
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    You kill me, Bernini
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