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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471–1528

Decapitation of Saint John the Baptist

1510

Woodcut

sheet: 19.4 × 13 cm (7 5/8 × 5 1/8 in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
1970.74.2
Geography: 
Made in Germany
Culture: 
German
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Junius S. Morgan, princeton (L. 1536); MMA, NY (duplicate); Karl und Faber, Munich

Bibliography: 

Friedrich Wilhelm Hollstein, German Engravings, Etchings, and Woodcuts, 1400–1700, 78 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954–2010), vol. 7, p. 187, cat. 231.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.