Donald De Lue
Leda and the Swan, 1970
Bronze on Dark Black Vermont marble base
Bronze with Renaissance Brown patina. Number 9 in an adition of 12. Signed and inscribed on left of sculpted base: "De Lue / sc 1970 / © 87 9/12 / Tx". Cast at the Tallix foundry in Beacon, NY. Mounted on Imperial Black marble base measuring 1 x 10 x 6 inches.
"In this beautifully integrated small sculpture, the swan nibbles at Leda's ear while Leda gently encourages Zeus by drawing him to her with her right hand" from D. Roger Howlett "Donald De Lue: Gods, Prophets, and Heroes," 1990, pg. 187.