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Herodias with a maid carrying a tray with the head of St John the Baptist; after G. Reni. 1631
Chiaroscuro woodcut from a key block and two tone blocks in light brown, brown and dark brown
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Height: 167 millimetres
Width: 189 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This impression is Takahatake Version A, only state, variant a (see N. Takahatake, `Coriolano`, Print Quarterly, vol.27, no.2, pp.110-12, 122, no.1). The other four impressions of this subject in the BM are from Coriolano`s precise replica of his earlier print using new blocks (Takahatake Version B): 1874,0808.182, 1868,0612.6, 1895,0617.85, 1890,0415.122.
Old mount with the number 22 glued on it, similar to 1918,0713.63.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- The run of prints from 1918,0713.9 through to 73 all come from two albums of colour woodcuts formed by Consul Smith in Venice in the second quarter of the XVIIIc. They were broken up at the sale at Sotheby's 26-28 June 1918 of the collection of the Rev. James Franck Bright, DD, late Master of University College Oxford, and formerly collected by Dr Richard Bright, MD. Colnaghi acted as the BM's agent, and Dodgson put together a group of donors who presented individual prints; these were purchased outright, while the rest were exchanged for duplicates.
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