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Naked woman (Leda) and swan (Zeus) embrace on a river bank; two figures jump into the water at middle ground; a town and bridge in the background.

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
or Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)
or Domenico Campagnola (Italian, Venice (?) 1500–1564 Padua)
early 16th century
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 6 9/16 × 7 13/16 in. (16.7 × 19.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1929
Accession Number:
Not on view
B.XIV.188.233; TIB.Commentary.XXV.2518.017; Hind V.203.19
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.188.233.

Arthur Mayger Hind Early Italian engraving: a critical catalogue with complete reproduction of all the prints described. London and New York, 1938-1948, cat. no. V.203.19.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. XXV.2518.017.

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