Reuben Nakian
1897–1986

Introduction

Reuben Nakian (August 10, 1897, College Point, New York – December 4, 1986, Stamford, Connecticut) was an American sculptor and teacher of Armenian extraction. His works' recurring themes are from Greek and Roman mythology. Noted works include Leda and the Swan, The Rape of Lucrece, Hecuba, and The Birth of Venus. He was also commissioned to create portraits of Roosevelt's cabinet in the 1930s.

Wikidata identifier

Q7317496

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, painter, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500027533

Names

Reuben Nakian

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