The Executioner with the Head of Saint John the Baptist

Details

  • Title

    The Executioner with the Head of Saint John the Baptist

  • Artist/maker

    after Jusepe Ribera (1591 - 1652)
    Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619 - 1682) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Frankfurt (place of creation)
  • Date

    1658
  • Material and technique

    mezzotint on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    plate 63.6 x 44.2 cm (height x width)
    sheet 65.2 x 45.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford), 1875.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA.RS.REF.159

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Further reading

Ruskin, John, ‘Rudimentary Series 1878’, 1878, Oxford, Oxford University Archives, fol. ci

Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, Reference no. 159

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein German: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, ca. 1400-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-), 14.III

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