Artist Georg Pencz, German, 1500-1550
  • Salome with the Head of John the Baptist
  • Stories of the Old Testament (series title)
Date between ca. 1532 and ca. 1540
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 1 7/8 × 3 inches (4.8 × 7.6 cm)
Sheet: 1 7/8 × 3 inches (4.8 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Hal H. Smith
Accession Number 45.362
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, bottom right: [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, lower left, recto: Peter Lely (Lugt 2092)
Stamp, in black, verso: Lawson Thompson (Lugt 1770)
Inscriptions Inscribed, verso, in pencil and brown ink: [notations]
Peter Lely (London, England);
Lawson Thompson (Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England).
1945-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Nuremburg, A Renaissance City, 1500-1618. Exh. cat., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum. Lawrence, Kansas, 1983, no. 104B.