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Leda
1924. Intaglio print. Initialed by the artist, Eric Gill. This intaglio print "Leda" is a design for the engraving on copper of the same name. In it, a naked Leda is seated on the grass, wrapped in an amorous embrace with Zeus, in the form of a swan. The bird's neck is arched to meet Leda's mouth in a kiss. The print, showing very light foxing and soiling, is mounted on thick beige paper. Fine. (Image measures 2 by 1 1/2 inches [51x37mm], on paper measuring 5 by 3 1/8 inches [130x80mm]; mount measures 9 7/8 by 6 5/8 inches [251x169mm]). (Skelton P274).
Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]
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