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Leda - Painting,  100x70 cm ©2007 by Karisma -  
    
    leda king queen goddess zeus troy helen woman female swan water blue oil painting talismanic esoteric magic myth mythology
Leda - Painting, 100x70 cm ©2007 by Karisma - leda king queen goddess zeus troy helen woman female swan water blue oil painting talismanic esoteric magic myth mythology
© 2007 Karisma
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Painting, Other (100x70 cm)
Leda (2007)

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This artwork is part of the gallery The Goddess Come Back.

Oil on canvas, silver leaf

Leda was a daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius, and wife of the king Tyndareus of Sparta. Zeus fell in love with her and seduced her in the guise of a swan. Some legends have it he fell in her arms for protection from a pursuing eagle. She gave birth to a few children from Zeus, one of them being a famous Helen of Troy. The myth of Leda gave rise to a popular motif in Renaissance and later painting. Leda is distant, cool and yet on fire with passion, this talismanic... Read More
Oil on canvas, silver leaf

Leda was a daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius, and wife of the king Tyndareus of Sparta. Zeus fell in love with her and seduced her in the guise of a swan. Some legends have it he fell in her arms for protection from a pursuing eagle. She gave birth to a few children from Zeus, one of them being a famous Helen of Troy. The myth of Leda gave rise to a popular motif in Renaissance and later painting. Leda is distant, cool and yet on fire with passion, this talismanic painting is full of esoteric meaning revealing itself to a viewer.

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