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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


"The Rape of Proserpina" 1621-1622 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Bernini was only 23 when he created this masterpiece out of marble.

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

The Rape of Proserpina is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini executed between 1621 and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion. It depicts Proserpina being seized and taken to the underworld by Pluto.