Art, beautiful, Beauty, Bernini, Borghese Villa, Maksim Zaitsev, Photography, postaweek2011, Rape of Prosperine, Rome, Sculpture
Pluto, god of the underworld, abducted Proserpine to be his queen and bride.
The woman’s fingers in the photograph above, brought to mind one of my favorite marble sculptures, Pluto and Proserpina (1621-22), by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the Galleria Borghese, Rome.
Model – Maksim Zaitsev
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