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

  1. jacquelinemara reblogged this from miraclemilemind
  2. miraclemilemind reblogged this from thomasbonar and added:
    You kill me, Bernini
  3. tratantagente reblogged this from thomasbonar
  4. theseshotguneyes reblogged this from thomasbonar
  5. cobaltsketchbook reblogged this from commedia-divina
  6. commedia-divina reblogged this from thomasbonar
  7. cutiepiekhaleesi reblogged this from thomasbonar
  8. deltaloveandmine reblogged this from thomasbonar
  9. conquistador97 reblogged this from aphlovi
  10. skeletnmech reblogged this from aphlovi
  11. skeptical-banana-wielder reblogged this from hipstermink
  12. hipstermink reblogged this from aphlovi
  13. aphlovi reblogged this from waywordsongbird
  14. waywordsongbird reblogged this from thomasbonar
  15. sweet-kyli reblogged this from thomasbonar
  16. mexicanassnigga reblogged this from thomasbonar
  17. manwithafoxhead reblogged this from thomasbonar
  18. itsfxckingart reblogged this from thomasbonar
  19. slashluvr reblogged this from thomasbonar
  20. mymyienesei reblogged this from thomasbonar
  21. itsanooudq reblogged this from braintweak
  22. braintweak reblogged this from thomasbonar