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The Beheading of St. John the Baptist

Artist:
Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)
Medium:
Woodcut; second state of two (Hollstein)
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 15/16 x 10 15/16 in. (40.5 x 27.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Felix M. Warburg, 1920
Accession Number:
20.64.4
Not on view
Inscription: Upper Left: LC

Marking: Verso Lower Left: Collector's Mark of P. Davidsohn (Lugt 654)
Watermark: Bull's Head with Tau Cross and Serpent Above
Paul Davidsohn; Donor: Felix Moritz Warburg
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. "Lucas Cranach the Elder and His Time," October 20, 2010–January 23, 2011.

Hollstein VI.63.86; Bartsch.XI.379.61; Dodgson.II.287.15; Sch.II.226.79
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