Bronze "Leda and the Swan" by Louis Kley (1833-1911)

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Proof in bronze with shaded brown patina depicting Leda and the Swan. A great classic in the 19th century, based on the myth of Leda seduced by Zeus, who took the form of a Swan. Early edition cast signed on the mound. Black marble base.

Born in Sens on March 17, 1833, Louis Kley apprenticed as a jeweler before turning to sculpture in 1850, taking lessons from Justin-Marie Lequien. He exhibited between 1853 and 1897, producing a large number of statues, statuettes, busts, medallions, groups and bas-reliefs. He was awarded the silver medal at the 1889 Universal Exhibition in Paris. He died in Sens on March 8, 1911.

Late 19th century,
Circa: 1880

Dim: W: 20cm, D: 20cm, H: 43cm.
Dim: W: 7,9in, D: 7,9in, H: 16,9in.

Condition report: Good condition, marble chips

Period 19th century
Materials Bronze
LP : 3385
Width : 20 (cm)
Height 43 (cm)
Depth 20 (cm)
Delivery : Calculated at time of payment

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