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Große Danae

Big Danaë

In Greek mythology the daughter of King Acrisius of Argos and his wife Queen Eurydice. She was the mother of the hero Perseus by Zeus.
(Wikipedia)
Gustav Seitz
1967/68

Oldenburg /  Große Danae   Oldenburg /  Große Danae

Description

Bronze sculpture of Danaë as provocative and sexy woman manifesting herself - waiting for the god Zeus. Symbolically, it stands for love.

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Gustav Seitz
*1906 Neckarau - † 1969 Hamburg

Große Danae
1967/68
Bronzeguß

1992 Schenkung Edith-Maria Ruß, Oldenburg

Oldenburg - Große Danae

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Location (N 53°8'14" - E 8°13'1")

Item Code: dens300; Photograph: 8 March 2015
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