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Leda and the Swan is a subject from Greek mythology wherein Zeus, the king of the gods, approaches Leda disguised as a swan and seduces her. They had two children together, Helen and Pollux.
Mr Johan Malherbe, Cape Town
Argus Gallery, Cape Town, Johannes Meintjes Exhibition, 16 to 28 June 1947, catalogue number 51, with the title Leda and the Swan.
Dagboek van Johannes Meintjes: Deel II: Feb 1947 - April 1951. (1972) Molteno: Bamboesberg-Uitgewers. Page 211, catalogue number JM 156.