This Florentine version of Leda and the Swan is now—thanks to the whims of the British Empire—in the Scindia Museum in Gwailor, India. They describe it as “Leda having her way with the swan”, although I’ve always thought of the story the other way around.
Leda was one of the most common subjects for Renaissance erotica, and one of the most confusing. I mean, swans…not really…don’t have much of a….you see where I’m going with this? But she looks pretty happy. And check out the fabric and hair!
Unfortunately, I don’t know the sculptor.