$2,052.95

Karisma

Leda (2007)

Artwork Type
Original Art
Dimensions
39.4x27.6 in
Techniques
Other
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...
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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