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Leda and the Swan

about 1770-1790
Carlo Antonio Porporati (Italian, 1741–1816), After Correggio (Antonio Allegri) (Italian (Parmese), about 1489–1534)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 05, i/iv; Apell 6, ii/v; de Vesme 8, iii/vi

Dimensions

Sheet: 79 x 55.7 cm (31 1/8 x 21 15/16 in.) Platemark: 56.8 x 39 cm (22 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M6438

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Charles Callahan Perkins, Boston (1823-1886); by descent to his children; their gift to the MFA April 9, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of C. C. Perkins