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Title:Beheading of Saint John the Baptist (recto); fragmentary sketch of a figure (?) (verso)
Date Made:ca. 1516-1520
Materials:recto: pen and brown ink on beige antique laid paper, verso: black chalk
Place Made:Germany
Measurements:sheet: 21.59 cm x 15.875 cm; 8 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in
Narrative Inscription:  unsigned, undated, inscribed within image on bodice of woman to right: WR
Accession Number:  SC 1957.31
Credit Line:Purchased
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

three elaborately dressed woman, one holding a severed head on a platter stand in front of a stone building's arch facing a man in elaborate dress and crown who holds the severed head by its hair, other buildings, dead tree trunk and high rocky landscape behind them

men; women; costume; anatomy; religion; biblical; Christianity; architecture; landscapes

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