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Leda and the Swan

Artist:
Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French, Anizy-le-Château 1824–1887 Sèvres)
Date:
ca. 1870
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Cast terracotta
Dimensions:
Height (without base): 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Mr. and Mrs. Claus von Bülow Gift, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.123
Not on view
Carrier's interpretation of the Leda theme was heavily influenced by Michelangelo.
Signature: On the rock, by her feet: A. CARRIER
[ Bruton Gallery , New York, until 1980; sold to MMA ]
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