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O rapto de Proserpina

The Abduction of Proserpina

John Cheere

Queluz /  O rapto de Proserpina   Queluz /  O rapto de Proserpina


A sculptural group of three intertwined figures, representing the Abduction of Proserpina (Persephone). Pluto, bearded and crowned, carries Proserpina on his back. On the ground, another female figure (perhaps Demeter or the Naiad nymph Cyane) makes a desperate attempt to prevent the goddess from being abducted.


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Item Code: ptli092; Photograph: 31 August 2017
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