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Herodias and Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

Marks

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Alfred Greenough (d. 1884); bequeathed to his uncle, Charles Henry Parker (1817/18-1908); bequest of Parker to MFA October 1, 1909

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

1632 or after

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Accession Number

M21133

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in medium brown, dark brown, and black

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