Willem de Kooning, ‘Leda and the Swan (Large Standing Figure)’, 1989, Mark Borghi Fine Art
Willem de Kooning, ‘Leda and the Swan (Large Standing Figure)’, 1989, Mark Borghi Fine Art
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Leda and the Swan (Large Standing Figure), 1989

Bronze with Gold Patina
9 3/8 × 10 × 7 in
23.8 × 25.4 × 17.8 cm
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New York, Palm Beach, Bridgehampton
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Mark Borghi Fine Art
New York, Palm Beach, +1 more
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In Greek mythology, the god Zeus disguises himself as a swan and has sexual relations with the …

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In Greek mythology, the god Zeus disguises himself as a swan and has sexual relations with the unattainable wife of King Tyndareus, Leda, on the same night she laid with her husband. Interpretations vary whether Leda is seduced by the transformed Zeus or if in fact she was raped, as do the suggestions of the product …

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Signed and numbered AP2/3
Willem de Kooning
Dutch, American, 1904–1997
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A first-generation Abstract Expressionist, Willem de Kooning is one of the most important artists …

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A first-generation Abstract Expressionist, Willem de Kooning is one of the most important artists of the 20th century. In 1950s New York, when painters like Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline were moving away from representational imagery toward pure abstraction, de Kooning maintained a commitment to the figurative …

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Willem de Kooning, ‘Leda and the Swan (Large Standing Figure)’, 1989, Mark Borghi Fine Art
Willem de Kooning, ‘Leda and the Swan (Large Standing Figure)’, 1989, Mark Borghi Fine Art
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About the work
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Mark Borghi Fine Art
New York, Palm Beach, +1 more
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In Greek mythology, the god Zeus disguises himself as a swan and has sexual relations with the …

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In Greek mythology, the god Zeus disguises himself as a swan and has sexual relations with the unattainable wife of King Tyndareus, Leda, on the same night she laid with her husband. Interpretations vary whether Leda is seduced by the transformed Zeus or if in fact she was raped, as do the suggestions of the product …

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Signature
Signed and numbered AP2/3
Willem de Kooning
Dutch, American, 1904–1997
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A first-generation Abstract Expressionist, Willem de Kooning is one of the most important artists …

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A first-generation Abstract Expressionist, Willem de Kooning is one of the most important artists of the 20th century. In 1950s New York, when painters like Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline were moving away from representational imagery toward pure abstraction, de Kooning maintained a commitment to the figurative …

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Leda and the Swan (Large Standing Figure), 1989

Bronze with Gold Patina
9 3/8 × 10 × 7 in
23.8 × 25.4 × 17.8 cm
Contact For Price
location
New York, Palm Beach, Bridgehampton
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