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Salome with the Head of St. John the Baptist

1797
Pietro Fontana (Italian, 1762–1837), After Stefano Tofanelli (Italian, 1752–1812), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 9; Apell 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 70.9 x 55.5 cm (27 15/16 x 21 7/8 in.) Platemark: 46.3 x 35.1 cm (18 1/4 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M12216

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower right, just inside the platemark, the blindstamp of the Calcografia di Roma (Lugt 426e); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Sohier Dexter, Boston (1828-1908); his gift to the MFA March 12, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of W. S. Dexter