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Herodias and Salome with the Head of John the Baptist

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.

Marks

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

1632 or after

Catalogue Raisonné

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

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

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