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Salome Presenting the Head of John the Baptist to Herod and Herodias (from the series The Large Power of Women, block 5 of 6)

about 1512
Designed by Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, about 1494–1533), Blockcutter Unidentified artist, Netherlandish, 16th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 012; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. X) 21 (I/II); Filedt Kok (New Hollstein) 179 (Ia)

Dimensions

Image: 41.5 x 29.2 cm (16 5/16 x 11 1/2 in.) Sheet: 41.5 x 29.2 cm (16 5/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

32.538

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Recto, lower right in brown ink: F; verso, in faded brown ink, old Dutch hand (indecipherable); MFA stamp with old accession number in graphite: 31632

Provenance

1932, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Purchased from Duplicate Print Fund