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Leda and the Swan

This has been a favourite subject with artists. In the Orléans gallery is the chef-d'-oeuvre of Paul Veronese. Correggio and Michael Angelo have both left paintings of the same subject.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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