Requires Photography

Decapitation of St. John the Baptist

Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian (active in Germany, Netherlands, England), 1607–1677), After Adam Elsheimer (German, 1578–1610), After Hendrik van Goudt (Dutch, 1585–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Parthey 0100; Pennington 100

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.9 x 5.3 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P12814

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Reversed copy

Markings

Collector's mark, in red ink, verso, l.l.: H.F.S. [L. 1309]
Black ink, verso, l.c., cut off: Rio (?)
Graphite, verso: V.I.57 [illeg.]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; date acquired: 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund