Herodias and Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

1632 or after
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.047.29; Takahatake 2 (Version B), only state, Variant a

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.9 x 19 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)(trimmed to borderline)

Accession Number

P1652

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light brown, medium brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Several tears; laid down on a backing sheet

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, 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