The Abduction of Proserpine

On display


  • Title

    The Abduction of Proserpine

  • Artist/maker

    after Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 - 1680) (sculptor)
    after Giovanni Bologna (1529 - 1608) (sculptor)
    after François Girardon (1628 - 1715) (sculptor)
    workshop of Jean-Antoine Belleteste (1731 - 1811) (sculptor)
  • Associated place

    Dieppe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1730 - 1760
  • Material and technique

    ivory, ebony and coloured foil

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27 cm (height)
    7.05 cm pedestal (height)
    10.6 cm plinth (length)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 46 | Baroque Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)

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