” Leda e il Cigno ” 1535Artist: Bartolomeo Ammanati.Type: Marble Sculpture 

” Leda e il Cigno ” 1535

Artist: Bartolomeo Ammanati ( Attr )

Period: Mannerism ( Late Renaissance )

Type: Marble Sculpture 

This artwork was bought in Florence in 1865 by the British painter John Everett Millais . It was originally said to be by Michelangelo, however since its arrival in Britain , and Its acquisition by the V&A in 1937.  The attribution has been discussed at length without definite conclusion.

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