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Leda and the Swan (Reclining on Wings)

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Reuben Nakian

Reuben Nakian

$3,000

American (1897–1986)

  • Date: 1980
  • Ink on paper, signed
  • Size: 30 x 41.5 in. (76.2 x 105.41 cm)
  • Frame Size: 43 x 55 inches

$3,000

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about Leda and the Swan (Reclining on Wings)

Leda reclines with a beauty and ease almost melting into the form of the birds wing in this drawing by the artist.

Minimal heavy strokes create the forms in this classic composition.

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About The Artist: Reuben Nakian

Born in College Point, New York, he studied at the Robert Henri School with Homer Boss and A.S. Baylinson. He also studied at the Art Students League and from 1917 to 1920, apprenticed to Paul Manship and Gaston Lachaise. He was inspired by the myths of ancient Greece and Rome. He taught sculpture at the Newark Fine Arts and Industrial Arts College and at Pratt Institute in New York City. Reuben Nakian was a giant of twentieth-century modernist...

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About The Medium: Ink

Ink is a liquid or paste that contains pigments or dyes and is used to color a surface to produce an image, text, or design. Ink is used for drawing or writing with a pen, brush, or quill. Thicker inks, in paste form, are used extensively in letterpress and lithographic printing.

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Leda and the Swan (Reclining on Wings)

Reuben Nakian

1980

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Leda and the Swan (Reclining on Wings)

Reuben Nakian

1980

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