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Production People
Giovanni Battista de’ Cavalieri (Print made by)artist bio
Cavalieri, Giovanni Battista de’ [de’ Cavalleri; de Cavalleriis]
b Villa Lagarina, nr Trento, c. 1525; d Rome, 23 July 1601

Giorgio Vasari (After)artist bio
Vasari, Giorgio
b Arezzo, 30 July 1511; d Florence, 27 June 1574
Title / Description
The Beheading of St John the Baptist
 
Date
1578
 
Technique
engraving
Material
paper
Dimensions
455 x 303 mm (sheet, trimmed close to platemark)
Inscriptions
Signed and dated lower centre: 'Ioa baptista de Cavalleris incidebat Romae 1578'
State
only state
 
Watermark
illegible, h: 39 mm, w: 38 mm
Provenance
Nikolaus Esterházy (Lugt 1966)
 
References
Scorsetti 2002, no. 15 (only state) info
Monica Scorsetti, 'Giovanni Battista De Cavalieri: Catalogo delle stampe sciolte,' Grafica d'arte 49 (2002), pp. 4-17; 50 (2002), pp. 2-7
 
Comment
After Giorgio Vasari's altarpiece in the same direction, in San Giovanni Decollato, Rome.
 
Inventory Number
6815
 
Classification
Prints: Italian: 16th century: Unmounted
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