Leda and the SwanBy susan wright
Leda and the Swan, watercolour on watercolour paper. 20 x 12.5 cm (25.2 x 20.3 10 x 8 inches, with included mount ) unframed.
A story from greek mythology in which the god Zeus, in the form of a swan, seduces or rapes Leda who's legend is quite meaningful in mythology. Her role as the mother to some illustrious offspring, as well as her notorious affair with Zeus, makes Leda a mythological heroine.