The Head of John the Baptist Brought to Herodias

1511
Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 126; Meder 232 b

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.1 x 12.9 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.1356

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink: 27

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink -- mark of Vinzent Mayer (Lugt 2525)

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1961, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: December 20, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen