Rape of Persephone

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For the sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini that depicts this subject, see The Rape of Proserpina.
Rape of Persephone
2001.Pluto und Prosperina-Glocken Fontäne Rondell-Sanssouci Steffen Heilfort.JPG
A statue depicting the kidnap of Proserpina (Persephone) by Plouton (Haides).
Grouping Classical mythology
Sub grouping Spirit
Mythology Greek Mythology
Other name(s) Pluto and Proserpina[1]
Country Greece

The Rape of Persephone is a classical mythological subject in Western art, depicting the abduction of Persephone by Hades.

Examples include:


  1. ^ Nstromberg (2011-03-02). BERNINI- Galleria Borghese: “The Rape of Persephone”, The maItaly Blog retrieved 5 October 2011