14 Works, Today, April 7th is artist Ferdinand Leeke’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #96

Leeke, Ferdinand, 1859 Burg/Magdeburg – 1923 Nuremberg
Dancing nymphs, c. 1923/25

Oil on canvas
86 x 134cm
Private collection

Ferdinand Leeke (1859–1923) was a German painter best known for his illustrations of Richard Wagner’s operas and other mythological scenes. Born on April 7, 1859 in Burg bei Magdeburg, Germany…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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