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 variant of the mythic Greek Persephone.

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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 July 18, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/bernini-pluto-and-proserpina/.