The decollated Head of St John the Baptist

Details

  • Title

    The decollated Head of St John the Baptist

  • Artist/maker

    formerly attributed to Cornelis van Dalem (c. 1530 - 1573)
    copyist of Albrecht Dürer (1471 - 1528)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    16th century (1501 - 1600)
  • Material and technique

    brush and greenish, greenish-grey and white bodycolour with touches of red chalk on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 27.4 x 40.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.418

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 294

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