lunedì 26 novembre 2018

Ratto di Ganimede

Ratto di Ganimede | Abduction of Ganimedes | Le Rapt de Ganymede
Palazzo Grimani (Venice, Italy)
This amazing sculpture represent a Greek myth: Ganimedes was a handsome young man who Zeus fell in love with. So, disguised as Jupiter, in the form of an eagle, he saw him to be abducted. Making him the cupbearer of the gods, he gave Ganimedes eternal life.
This Roman copy from the late Hellenistic original sculpture is located in the Palazzo Grimani, in Venice. After the building’s restoration, it was placed in the Antiquarium room.

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