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Dying Swan Square Cushion Cover - Tretchikoff

Dying Swan Square Cushion Cover - Tretchikoff

Regular price R 990.00
Regular price R 1,165.00 Sale price R 990.00
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Please Order by 30 August 2024 to receive by 30 October 2024.

Tretchikoff's first attempt at Dying Swan is a poignant and evocative depiction of the fleeting nature of beauty and grace. Renowned Prima Ballerina and founder of the National Ballet, Dame Alicia Markova, served as the model for this work and was described as Tretchikoff’s "most stimulating sitter." Tretchikoff’s use of cool, melancholic hues underscores the somber theme, while his detailed rendering captures the inherent beauty of both the swan and the ballerina, making this piece a compelling emblem of life’s impermanence.

Dying Swan I reflects on the transient nature of life itself. Tretchikoff’s masterful blend of emotion and artistic skill is powerfully demonstrated in this work, making it a thought-provoking addition to his celebrated portfolio. Through this artwork, Tretchikoff explores the delicate balance between beauty and mortality, capturing a moment that is both timeless and ephemeral.

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The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, we offer multiple pre-order options over the year. Thereafter, shipping time is usually 4-5 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Care Instructions

Machine washable and colourfast, but may fade with wear; wash with similar colours, use mild detergent, tumble dry low, and iron on low to medium heat if needed.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with a printed pink pigeon to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.
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