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: 18.2 x 20.3 cm (7 3/16 x 8 in.) Image (borderline): 17 x 19.1 cm (6 11/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1975.590

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A beautiful impression in perfect condition

Inscription

In block, u.r.: GUIDO/RHENUS/BON.IN/BART. COR/EQUES/F.; u.l.: cross 7 3 claws; l.l.: 1631/Corio.f.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen