Herodias and Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

1632 or after
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.047.29; Takahatake 2 (Version B), only state, Variant a

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.4 x 20.5 cm (7 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.) Image (borderline): 16.9 x 19 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1975.591

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut on bluish paper, printed from three blocks in light blue-gray, dark blue-gray, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Upper left corner: GUIDO/RHENUS/BON. IN./BART. COR/EQUES/F.; upper right corner: cross and three claws; lower left corner: 1631/Corio.f.

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen