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Week 11: Bernini (1598-1680)

Bernini's Pluto and Persephone, 1621-1622. Denne skulptur forestiller en kvinde der bliver taget til underverdenen af guden Pluto. Materialet er marmor. Den er 225 cm høj. Den er fra tiden 1621-22

from Hotel San Francesco*** Rome

The Rape of Proserpina - G. L. Bernini 1622

Detail of "The Rape of Persephone" or "Pluto and Proserpina" by Gianlorenzo Bernini.

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The Greatest Statue of the High Renaissance from Bernini: The Rape of Persephone

The Rape of Proserpina by Bernini, 1622, is a large Baroque marble sculptural group completed when Bernini was only 23 years old. It depicts Proserpina being seized and taken to the underworld by Pluto, and depicts "rape" in its archaic meaning of "kidnapping" | Galleria Borghese, Rome

from CorpoInConsciencia

O corpo da ansiedade

Pluto and Proserpina/Persephone 1621 Bernini. Look at his hand in her flesh. How the heck does he carve that? I mean it's ridiculous!