François Girardon (1628 - 1715)

Lot 69296: an italian marble figural group

Heritage Auctions

November 9, 2009
Dallas, TX, US

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Description: AN ITALIAN MARBLE FIGURAL GROUP OF THE RAPE OF PERSEPHONE 40-1/2 inches (102.9 cm) high, excluding base After the 17th century sculpture by François Girardon (French, 1628-1715) for the Garden of the Château, Versailles, depicting the rape of Persephone by Hades, on a polychrome marble pedestal
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