Rape of Persephone - Bernini
At first sight it looks like skin or flesh, but it’s a marble statue. This statue of Bernini is an example for the naturalistic sculpture genre.
Megan would love
Bernini - marble
Bernini’s Pluto & Proserpina 1621 Marble.
^^ you tell ‘em girl. Mistakes like this bug the crap outta me
This is actually The Rape of Proserpina by Bernini, depicting Proserpina’s descent into the underworld by Pluto.
A very nice description of Apollo and Daphne. The lovely image above, however, is from the Rape of Persephone, also by...