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 red-brown ink on laid paper

  • Image: 6 5/8 × 7 1/2 inches (16.8 × 19.1 cm) Sheet: 6 3/4 × 7 1/2 inches (17.1 × 19.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S317.50B

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Chiaroscuro
  • Woodcut (process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Woodcut (print)
  • Head (animal or human component)

Signed, on block, lower left: Corio. f.

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 red-brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S317.50B.