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Oil flask with Leda and the Swan - from ancinet Greek area, Classical period, circa 375–350 B.C.

Mythology: 44 Works, Leda and the Swan, art from a Greek myth, with footnotes. A subject that has been a favourite with artists throughout the centuries.

Allegory of Melancholy. Lucas Cranach the Elder (Wittemberg, 1532) Oil on wood, 76.5 x 56 cm. Musée d'Unterlinden de Colmar, Colmar, France