Requires Photography

Leda and the Swan

1542
Enea Vico (Italian, 1523–1567), Possibly after Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 025 (this impression lacks the address of Lafreri cited by Bartsch)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 x 16.9 cm (4 3/4 x 6 5/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top and bottom, and with c. 4-5 mm margins at the sides)

Accession Number

B3608

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock