The Rape of Proserpina detail Gian Lorenzo Bernini . The Rape of Proserpina is a large baroque marble sculptural group by Bernini executed between 1621 and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion. It depicts Proserpina being seized and.
This is a statue of Hercules battling the two-headed dog of the underworld, cerberus. It is yet another demonstration of Hercules using his super human strength to defeat a mythical monster. One monster, versus one super human, no tools involved.
L'umanita Contro il male [Humanity against evil]. its in Rome at the GNAM - Unknown Marble Hands. "How such art can be so sensuously and realisticly rendered from such unmalleable medium as marble, is nothing short of miraculous"
Gian Lorenzo Bernini The Ecstasy of Saint Therese , Cappella Cornaro, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Ecstasy of Saint Therese 2 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.