Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s “The Rape of Persephone”

Sculpted between 1621 and 1622, stands at almost 10 feet tall (116 inches).

Sculpted out of Marble. The statue depicts the ‘rape’ of Persophone by Hades stood over by the three-headed hound Kerberos. Rape in it’s archaic term means the kidnapping of.

Bernini was only 23 years old upon the statues completion.