Gian Lorenzo Bernini's sculpture of Apollo Daphne. It depicts the virgin nymph Daphne turning into a laurel tree in order to escape Apollo. The Ash Tree Nymphs were generated from Uranus blood resulting from his castration by Cronus.
Gian Lorenzo Bernini The Ecstasy of Saint Therese , Cappella Cornaro, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Ecstasy of Saint Therese 2 by Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
The statue of Laocoön and His Sons (Italian: Gruppo del Laocoonte) is a monumental sculpture in marble now in the Vatican Museums, Rome. It shows the Trojan priest Laocoön and his sons Antiphantes and Thymbraeus being strangled by sea serpents.