Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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.

Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
Artist:
or Agostino Veneziano (Agostino dei Musi) (Italian, Venice ca. 1490–after 1536 Rome)
Artist:
or Domenico Campagnola (Italian, Venice (?) 1500–1564 Padua)
Date:
early 16th century
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 6 9/16 × 7 13/16 in. (16.7 × 19.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1929
Accession Number:
29.44.25
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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