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 b

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.7 x 18.5 cm (6 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.)(trimmed into or slightly inside the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.592

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in reddish-brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right-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