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Salome Receiving the Head of St John the Baptist, from The Story of St John the Baptist, plate 6

Series/Portfolio:
The Story of St John the Baptist
Artist:
Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Artist:
After Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)
Date:
1564
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 15/16 × 10 3/8 in. (20.1 × 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.2374(6)
Not on view
Inscription: Lower right: MHE IN (MH interlaced) 6. 1564
Lower margin: NVNC FVNESTA EPVLIS ANIM[M] FERALIBVS EXPLE,/ INCREPITI INCESTVS REVS EN TIBI CONCIDIT ENSE

Marking: Verso center right: Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: Colnaghi
New Hollstein (Heemskerck) II.18.312; Hollstein VII.78.195; Hollstein VIII.244.295; Bartsch LVI.108.025.6
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