The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Leda and the Swan
  • Inkstand
  • Leda and the Swan
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy, probably Urbino
  • late 16th century
  • Tin-glazed earthenware, wood, paint and plaster, painted
  • Height: 27.6 cm
    Width: 22 cm
    Length: 27 cm
  • C114
  • Smoking Room
History
Further Reading
  • Probably A. Ricard de Montferrand sale, Christie's, 14 November 1859, no 139; probably Boore; probably A. Beurdeley, 1867 or E. Barret, 1867; probably comte de Nieuwerkerke; probably Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.