The Abduction of Proserpine

On display

Details

  • 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

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 46 | Baroque Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1947.191.216

  • Our online collection is being continually updated. Find out more

Further reading

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

Reference URL

?
q-seffron-icon q-white-icon pluse-seffron-icon pluse-white-icon minus-seffron-icon minus-white-icon close-seffron-icon close-white-icon close-black-icon prv-gry-arrow prv-arrow print-seffron-icon print-black-icon next-arrow next-gry-arrow next-white-arrow up-arrow-black up-arrow black-up-arrow black-down-arrow white-up-arrow white-down-arrow hr-list-gry-icon hr-list-white-icon vr-list-gry-icon vr-list-white-icon eye-icon zoomin-icon zoomout-icon fullview-icon contact-black-icon contact-seffron-icon basket-seffron-icon basket-black-icon share-black-icon share-seffron-icon go-arrow search-white-icon