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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Jan Swart van Groningen, Dutch, 1500–1553

Beheading of St. Barbara

ca. 1525–30

Pen and brown ink and brown wash, squared in black chalk

Sheet: 32.5 × 26.353 cm (12 13/16 × 10 3/8in.)
Framed: 59.1 × 43.8 cm (23 1/4 × 17 1/4in.)
Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer
1961.66.38
Geography: 
Made in The Netherlands
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

John Percival, first Earl of Egmont (1683-1748); John T. Graves; Robert Hoe (sale New York, Anderson Auction Company, April 15-19, 1912, Library of Robert Hoe, Part III, A-K, no. 949); Yale University Library (Anonymous Donor, 1957)

Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 50–51, no. 6, ill.

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.