John the Baptist's Head Brought in a Charger to Herodias.From the Original Picture Painted by Lorenzo Pasinelli. In the Collection of the Right Honourable Lady Vicountess Midleton. Vol II No.21.
John Boydell excudit London 1767.
Engraving. Platemark: 320 x 375mm (12½ x 14¾"). Very large margins.
A soldier presenting Salome with the head of St John the Baptist on a platter, Herodias standing behind her daughter on the left. From the series 'The Most Capital Paintings in England', Boydell's first major initiative as a pioneering publisher of fine engravings.
Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38261] £240.00