Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina (or The Rape of Proserpina)


Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina (or The Rape of Proserpina), 1621-22, marble (Galleria Borghese, Rome)

Proserpina is the Latin varient of the mythic Greek Persephone.

Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina (or The Rape of Proserpina)," in Smarthistory, November 27, 2015, accessed June 26, 2017, https://smarthistory.org/bernini-pluto-and-proserpina/.