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Leda and the Swan
8 x 5 5/8 ins
Object No. 2016.501
Charles Josuah Chaplin from a painting by Charles Negre
Collection M.+M. Auer, une histoire de la photographie, editions m+m, Hermance, 2003, pg 90
Charles Joshua Chaplin (8 June 1825 – 30 January 1891) was a French painter and printmaker who painted both landscapes and portraits. He was an accomplished artist mastering different techniques such as pastels, lithography, watercolor, chalk, oil painting and etching. He was best known for his elegant portraits of young women.