- Bernini -
The Rape of Proserpina
The Rape of Proserpina is a large
Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed
between 1621 and 1622. Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion. It
depicts the Abduction of Proserpina, where Proserpina is seized and taken to the
underworld by the god Pluto.