Leda and the Swan (Zeus) Modern Art Bronze Sculpture Statue by Fernando Botero 9" x 15":
Total Dimensions: Height 9'' x Width 15'' Approximate Weight: 30 LBS Original Reproduction: ReproductionThis is a bronze sculpture of Botero's Leda and the Swan which is a motif from Greek mythology in which Zeus came to Leda in the form of a swan. The story goes that Zeus took the form of a swan and raped or seduced Leda on the same night she slept with her husband King Tyndareus. According to later Greek mythology, Leda bore Helen and Polydeuces, children of Zeus. Leda is seen nude laying on her back in complete resignation to the stare of the seducing god Zeus. The sculpture's artistic approach resembles that of Botero's figurative and proportionally exaggerated objects. The sculpture was cast using the archaic method of lost-wax casting and finished with a brown patina stain for preservation. It is mounted upon a black marble base with the replica artist Botero signature.
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What is the difference between hot cast and cold cast bronzes?
Hot cast bronze is created by pouring a molten metal mixture into a mold. Before the metal can be poured, our artists must first create the mold on a medium such as clay, rubber, or wood. Each mold allows for a limited number of pours, and therefore a limited amount of sculptures can be created in any given round of production before the mold is destroyed and the artist must create a new mold.
Cold cast is actually made from resins and plastics which are painted over. They are cheaper, lighter, and less durable.
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