Leda and the Swan Picture

Sculpture - Ch√Ęteau de Dampierre, Charente Maritime, France

According to the Greek mythology, Leda,an Aetolian princess, was seduced by Zeus. He appeared to her as a Swan and, according to different sources, either seduced or raped Leda. She gave birth to Helen of Troy and Castor, but also Pollux and Clytemnestra.
Here is the Renaissance representation of the theme.
Serie 1 : EterNaL MoOnLighT
Murcey Read Me
Leda and the Swan
The Titan Atlas
The Apollonian and Dionysian Yin Yang