Herodias and Salome with the Head of John the Baptist, 1631

  • Bartolomeo Coriolano, Italian, 1599-1676
  • Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black ink and two shades of brown ink on laid paper

  • Image: 6 5/8 × 7 1/2 inches (16.8 × 19.1 cm) Sheet: 7 × 7 5/8 inches (17.8 × 19.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S317.50A

Signed and dated, on different blocks, lower left: 1631 | Corio. f. (see also inscription)

Stamped, in black, verso: A. Firmin-Didot (Lugt 119) Stamped, in purple, verso: J. Peoli (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, on block, upper left: GVIDO | RHENVS | BON. IN. | BAR. COR | EQVES | F. Inscribed, in brown ink, upper left of image: ou ( ) guide Inscribed, in brown ink, below image, lower left of sheet: coriolan ( ) graveur sur bois Inscribed, in black ink, lower right edge of supporting sheet: MJR Inscribed, in ink, verso: P. Gervais, 1860 (Lugt 1078)

1860, P. Gervaise (Paris, France)

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (Paris, France)

May 1894, J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bartolomeo Coriolano; after Guido Reni, Herodias and Salome with the Head of John the Baptist, 1631, chiaroscuro woodcut printed in black ink and two shades of brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S317.50A.