Reuben Nakian (American, 1897-1986), "Leda and the Swan," aquatint and chine colle on Richard de Bos handmade paper. Pencil signed in lower margin and numbered XXI/XXV. Accompanied by copy of 1979 letter from Hugh MacKay Fine Arts, New York stating it is one of a total edition of 99 and the plate has been cancelled. 25 of the prints, including this one, are considered part of the "deluxe" edition because they were pulled on De Bas paper in sanguine ink. Plate size 13-1/2" x 16-1/2", 20" x 24" overall. Condition: Scattered light, small areas of foxing, primarily to margins.
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