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Leda and the Swan

Jacques Sarazin (French, Noyon 1592–1660 Paris)
ca. 1640–50
French, Paris
White marble
Height: 62 in. (157.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, C. Michael Paul Gift, and Bequest of Mary Cushing Fosburgh and Gift of Irwin Untermyer, by exchange, 1980
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 548
This statue came from the Château de Valmer near Tours, which was built by Thomas Bonneau, a crown official, in 1645.
Inscription: Engraved on left side of plinth: N.C.
Carlhian Beaumetz (until December 29, 1905; to Wildenstein and Duveen) ; [ Wildenstein and Co., Inc. , December 29, 1905, owned together with Duveen ] ; James Duveen (December 29, 1905–December 31, 1919)
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