Herodias and Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

1631
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.047.29; Takahatake 1 (Version A), only state, Variant a

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.8 x 18.8 cm (6 5/8 x 7 3/8 in.)(trimmed slightly into the borderline)

Accession Number

P1653

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light yellow-brown, darker yellow-brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression does not seem to have the date “1631” in the middle tone block described by Takahatake.

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund