A Jugendstil mythological scene in oil and in excellent condition. Estimated 1902-03. Princess Leda being seduced by almighty Zeus, in the clever disguise of a swan. An exquisitely erotic scene interpreted many times over in the great history of Art. This striking interpretation is particularily pastoral and sweet. Set in an elegant period frame with normal wear. Size is 61.2 x 77.8 cm (24 x 30.6 inches); with the frame: 70 x 87 cm (27.5 x 34.2 inches). Signed lower right.