TIEPOLO, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1696, Venezia, d. 1770, Madrid)

Pluto Abducting Persephone

Palazzo Labia, Venice

Along the cornice that delimits the lower edge of the ceiling, within faux openings defined by painted architectural elements, a number of mythological scenes appears. The picture shows Pluto Abducting Persephone.

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