Detail of Leda from the sculpture of Leda and the Swan, by Antoine Etex, 1808-88, showing Leda being seduced by Zeus in the form of a swan, from the upper chateau, 18th century, at the Domaine de Villarceaux, Chaussy, France. The domaine is on the site of an 11th century medieval castle and comprises a water garden, manor house and 18th century chateau. It is managed by the Regional Council of the Ile de France, with the owners, Fondation Leopold Mayer. The garden is listed as one of the Notable Gardens of France, and the domaine is a Monument Historique. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Detail of Leda from the sculpture of Leda and the Swan, by Antoine Etex, 1808-88, showing Leda being seduced by Zeus in the form of a swan, from the upper chateau, 18th century, at the Domaine de Villarceaux, Chaussy, France. The domaine is on the site of an 11th century medieval castle and comprises a water garden, manor house and 18th century chateau. It is managed by the Regional Council of the Ile de France, with the owners, Fondation Leopold Mayer. The garden is listed as one of the...
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