Artist Giacomo Pecini, Italian, 1617-1669
Artist after Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640
  • Herodias with the Head of John the Baptist
Date 17th century
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 11 × 9 inches (27.9 × 22.9 cm)
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 10 3/4 inches (32.4 × 27.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S855
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: obscured by center of image
Stamped, verso: Scripps (Lugt Suppl. 2357a)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center: SPICVLATOR DECOLLAVIT IOANNEM IN CARCERE
Inscribed, lower left: P. P. Rubens pinxit
Inscribed, lower right: J. Pecini Sculp. ex excudit Venetiis
October 1887, F. Meyer (Dresden, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)