Leda and the Swan

Drawing
ca. 1550-1585 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Leda and the Swan, which she closely embraces, while it encircles her throat with his neck; they recline on a bank supported by cushions; Slight drawing, in pen.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Slight drawing, in pen
Brief Description
Cambiaso, Luca; Leda and the Swan, which she closely embraces, while it encircles her throat with his neck; they recline on a bank supported by cushions; Slight drawing, in pen; Genoese School; ca. 1550-1585.
Physical Description
Leda and the Swan, which she closely embraces, while it encircles her throat with his neck; they recline on a bank supported by cushions; Slight drawing, in pen.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.4in
  • Width: 9in
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.339

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record createdSeptember 15, 2009
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