Leda and the swan
Late Classical Period
4th century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
26.9 cm (10 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Leda clasps swan against right side. Boiotian style. Pigment:Light brown on hair; black on eyes and brows; red on lips and on swan’s bill. White slip.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution