Leda and the Swan

about 1503
Master I B with the Bird (Italian, 15th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

TIB 25, Commentary, p. 141 illus. first state with monogram IB. TIB 25, no. 46, as reworked by Nicoletto da Modena, monogram hidden; Hind 9, second (final) state with the rework by Nicoletto; TIB 25.118.46 and 25 (Commentary).140.004, second (final) state

Dimensions

Sheet: 15 x 9.9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1308

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Reworked by Nicoletto da Modena. active 1490s-c. 1520

Provenance

Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz (Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England); March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo (Naples, FL); 2010, gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011).
Print has two collectors stamps on verso, difficult to read.

Credit Line

Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo