ANCIENT ART
MYTHOLOGY IN THE ART | Greek mythology | Persephone
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1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. 440430 BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Persephone (close-up).
Pentelic marble. Beginning of the 1st cent. CE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Persephone.
Pentelic marble. Beginning of the 1st cent. CE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Goddess sitting on the throne (Persephone?).
Parian marble. Ca. 480 BCE.
Height 151 cm.
Berlin, State Museums.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Goddess sitting on the throne (Persephone?). Detail.
Parian marble. Ca. 480 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
The Sitting Goddess. Detail.
Parian marble. Ca. 480 BCE.
Munich, Glyptotek.
7. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Rome.
Flora (Proserpine). Fresco from Stabiae (cubiculum w26 of the Villa of Ariadne).
Inv. No. 8834.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Left side panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
10. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble. Ca. 27 BCE 14 CE.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of the Muses (front panel).
Marble. Rome. First half of the 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MR 880 (Ma 475).
Paris, Louvre Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Proserpina (the front side).
Marble. 200220 CE.
Inv. No. A 10 int.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. Frieze of the lid.
Luna marble. Mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. MC 725.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo dei Conservatori.
14. SCULPTURE.
Castor and Pollux.
Carlo Albacini (active 17691812).
Marble. After the Antique.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades and side panels with sphinges.
Marble. 150175 CE.
Inv. No. -3087 (184).
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Votive relief with Demeter and Persephone.
Marble. 5th century BCE.
Length 36 cm.
Inv. No. 160.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Base of a column with dionysiac scenes (front side). Scene of the meeting of gods.
Marble. Severan age.
Salerno, Cathedral.
18. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Kings of Avernus.
3rd2nd centuries BCE.
Tarquinia, Tomb of the Orcus.
19. PAINTING, GRAPHIC ARTS. Etruria.
Persephone.
3rd century BCE.
Tarquinia, Tomb of the Orcus, second cell.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front relief of a sarcophagus with a with a scene of the Persephones abduction (close-up).
Marble. Roman work of the 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 167.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.
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