Ketterer Kunst to offer Vladimir Georgievitsch Bechteev’s “Leda und der Schwan”

Ketterer Kunst to offer Vladimir Georgievitsch Bechteev’s “Leda und der Schwan”

Vladimir Georgievitsch Bechteev‘s “Leda und der Schwan“ has not been shown in public since 1914. Now that the impressive painting surfaced in a German private collection, it will be shown in five German cities throughout November before it is going to be called up in the Ketterer Kunst auction in Munich between December 9 and 11. “The whereabouts of large parts of Bechteev‘s oeuvre are unknown. In this light the rediscovery of this particularly rare early work with a top provenance is a lucky strike for both Bechteev research and the art market“, says Robert Ketterer, auctioneer and owner of Ketterer Kunst. Indeed, Vladimir Georgievitsch Bechteev‘s “Leda und der Schwan“ is an especially rare largesize painting with a mythological motif that is characteristic of the artist. It is particularly captivating for its timeless beauty and sensuality. As common in those days, the subtly erotic
Vladimir Georgievitsch Bechteev‘s “Leda und der Schwan“ has not been shown in public since 1914. Now that the impressive painting surfaced in a German private collection, it will be shown in five German cities throughout November before it is going to be called up in the Ketterer Kunst auction in Munich between December 9 and 11. “The whereabouts of large parts of Bechteev‘s oeuvre are unknown. In this light the rediscovery of this particularly rare early work with a top provenance is a lucky strike for both Bechteev research and the art market“, says Robert Ketterer, auctioneer and owner of Ketterer Kunst. Indeed, Vladimir Georgievitsch Bechteev‘s “Leda und der Schwan“ is an especially rare largesize painting with a mythological motif that is characteristic of the artist. It is particularly captivating for its timeless beauty and sensuality. As common in those days, the subtly erotic