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The Daughter of Herodias Presenting the Head of John the Baptist to Herod and Herodias (Block 6 from a series of 6 , The "small" Power of Women)

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Inscription

Lower left in graphite: 208; lower right in graphite: Lucas Verso: some

Marks

Coll. mark Friedrich August Ii, Lugt 971-972

Provenance

Friedrich August II (1797-1854) Dresden, stamp (L. 971), recto ; W. G. Russell Allen, (1882-1955), Boston, bequest ; (lent to MFA as A.L. 1076); his niece Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher); December 30,1966, MFA, Boston, stamp (L.282), verso

Credit Line

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

1516–19

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Relief) 13; Hollstein (Relief) 22, I (II); Filedt Kok (Hollstein) "B. hsn." a; N. 331; L. 207; V. 185

Dimensions

Block: 24.4 x 17.5 cm (9 5/8 x 6 7/8 in.) Sheet: 24.6 x 17.9 cm (9 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1082

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

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