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The Small Power of Women Series

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1849,1027.94

  • Title (series)

    • The Small Power of Women Series
  • Description

    Herod and Herodias; Herod and Herodias sit at a table with a canopy at r; Salome entering from left bearing a charger with the head of St John the Baptist before her; through the window in the back wall, the scene of the beheading. c.1517 Woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1517 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 248 millimetres
    • Width: 174 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    This is an impression of the second state of this woodcut. The elaborate frame around the image has been almost entirely cut down with only a few lines from the border around the image remaining. For comment on the series see 1895,0122.1157.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 186.II (Lucas van Leyden) bibliographic details
    • Bartsch VII.441.13 (woodcut) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1849

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1849,1027.94

Herod and Herodias; Herod and Herodias sit at a table with a canopy at r; Salome entering from l bearing a charger with the head of St John the Baptist before her; through the window in the back wall, the scene of the beheading.  c.1517  Woodcut

Herod and Herodias; Herod and Herodias sit at a table with a canopy at r; Salome entering from l bearing a charger with the head of St John the Baptist before her; through the window in the back wall, the scene of the beheading. c.1517 Woodcut

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