Leda and the Swan

French
early 19th century
Attributed to Joseph-Charles Marin (French, 1759–1834)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

33.02 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number

60.1395

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

terracotta bozetto of a standing nude woman leaning against support covered with draper modeled with incised lines, head lowered toward the swan, legs crossed. Wearing necklace, sandals, and girdle.

Provenance

By 1960, Mrs.Sidney T. Allen, Manchester, Ma; 1960, gift of Mrs. Allen to the MFA. (Accession date: November 9, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Sidney T. Allen