THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Proserpina
1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Persephone.
Pentelic marble.
Beginning of the 1st cent. CE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Persephone (close-up).
Pentelic marble.
Beginning of the 1st cent. CE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Goddess sitting on the throne (Persephone?). Detail.
Parian marble. Ca. 480 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Persephone (the front side).
Fine-grained marble (possibly Italic).
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 86.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Persephone (the left short side panel).
Fine-grained marble (possibly Italic).
160—180 CE.
Inv. No. 86.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Flora (Proserpine). Fresco from Stabiae (cubiculum w26 of the Villa of Ariadne).
Inv. No. 8834.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Left side panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Demeter, Triptolemos, Persephone.
Fragment of the Great Eleusinian mysteries.
Marble.
Ca. 27 BCE — 14 CE.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a scene of the rape of Proserpina (the front side).
Marble. 200—220 CE.
Inv. No. A 10 int.
Pisa, Camposanto Monumentale.
10. 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.
11. SCULPTURE.
Castor and Pollux.
Carlo Albacini (active 1769—1812).
Marble. After the Antique.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades and side panels with sphinges.
Marble.
150—175 CE.
Inv. No. Гр-3087 (А184).
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
13. SCULPTURE.
Pluto abducting Proserpina.
Simon Louis Boizot (1743—1809).
Bronze.
1786.
Inv. No. Н.ск. 2185.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Base of a column with dionysiac scenes (front side). Scene of the meeting of gods.
Marble. Severan age.
Salerno, Cathedral.
15. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Kings of Avernus.
3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
Tarquinia, Tomb of the Orcus (Tomb of the Ogre, Tomb of Murina).
16. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Etruria.
Persephone.
3rd century BCE.
Tarquinia, Tomb of the Orcus (Tomb of the Ogre, Tomb of Murina), second cell.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front relief of a sarcophagus with a with a scene of the Persephone’s abduction.
Marble. Roman work of the 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 167.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front relief of a sarcophagus with a with a scene of the Persephone’s abduction (close-up).
Marble. Roman work of the 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 167.
Venice, National Archaeological Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of a sarcophagus with a scene of abduction of Persephone by Hades.
Marble. Beginning of the 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. I 1126.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.