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The Beheading of John the Baptist


In plate LL: AE [ligature] In plate LR: HG [ligature] Later inscriptions or marks: Recto UR in pen and brown ink: mbwz [?] Recto LL in pen and brown ink: B Recto LR in pen and brown ink: mB [?] Verso UL in pen and brown ink: v. Gawet 1826 [Lugt 1069] Verso UL in graphite pencil: 197 Verso UC in pen and brown ink: FR.1799 [Lugt 2133] Verso C in graphite pencil: C.12242 [Colnaghi’s] Verso LL: stamp of Alferoff [Lugt 1727] Verso LL in graphite pencil: R396U Verso LC in graphite pencil: DTMSLCI [Tunick]


Gawet (Lugt 1069); Franz Rechberger 1799 (Vienna, curator of the cabinet of Count Moriz von Fries and of the Albertina, Lugt 2133); Alferoff (L. 1727); Colnaghi's, London; David Tunick, New York

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Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund

Catalogue Raisonné

Holl.viii.154 4, iii/iii; Wurz. 4; Dut. 4 ii/ii

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