Salome receiving the head of John the Baptist, surrounded by three men and a child bearing a torch, the Baptist's body lies on the ground, an oval composition

Artist:
After Hendrick Goudt (Dutch, The Hague 1583–1648 Utrecht)
Artist:
After Adam Elsheimer (German, Frankfurt 1578–1610 Rome)
Date:
after ca. 1610
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 11/16 x 2 1/16 in. (6.8 x 5.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.653
Not on view
Inscription: Signed at lower center: 'R. FORST. Fe.' Lettered to either side of oval: 'Adam / Elsheimer.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Hollstein VIII.154.4 (reverse copy)
F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. vols. 1-64, Amsterdam, 1954–2010.