LEDA AND THE SWAN BY JEF LAMBEAUX
Description : A very nice double patina bronze sculpture by Jef Lambeaux representing the famous subject of Leda and the Swan from the Greek mythology. Leda, wife of Tyndareus, was seduced by the god Zeus in the form of a Swan.
The belgian sculptor Jeff Lambeaux (1852 – 1908)
Jef Lambeaux (1852-1908), an exceptionally energetic Belgian sculptor of the late 19th century, stands out for his remarkable and unique artistic practice. His oeuvre displays originality and singularity, setting him apart from his contemporaries. Lambeaux’s works, both dynamic bronze battle scenes and monumental marble sculptures, often sparked diverse reactions due to their aesthetic and ethical impact. His career was marked by numerous sculptures, including depictions of youthful women and expressive busts of notable figures. With over 150 estimated works, his legacy lives on in Belgian museums, particularly in Brussels and Antwerp, with key pieces like « The Kiss » and the « Brabo Fountain » earning him widespread recognition during his lifetime.
Material : Bronze sculptor with a double patina
Height : 54 cm.
Length x Width : 82,5 x 36 cm.