Herodias with the Head of St. John the Baptist

about 1624-1636
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Simon Vouet (French, 1590–1649)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 085, only state; Le Blanc 74; Montaiglon 81

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.8 × 12.7 cm (7 3/8 × 5 in.) Platemark: 16.7 × 11.5 cm (6 9/16 × 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

B2639

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock