The Rape of Proserpina detail Gian Lorenzo Bernini . The Rape of Proserpina is a large baroque marble sculptural group by Bernini executed between 1621 and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion. It depicts Proserpina being seized and.
Wire sculpture done by Leigh Pennebaker. The dress sculptures explore the female form, spirit and gesture without representing actual body parts. Pennebaker uses jagged metal fencing and rebar tie-wire to construct the dresses.