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Artist: Unknown

Three Scenes from the Life of St. John the Baptist ; John the Baptist preaching, Baptism of Christ, Beheading of John the Baptist

1572

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

Sheet: 25.6 × 42.9 cm (10 1/16 × 16 7/8in.); Framed: 43.815 × 59.055 cm (17 1/4 × 23 1/4in.)
Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer
1961.66.39
Geography: 
Made in France
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
French or Flemish
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 gift, 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), 76–77, no. 16, ill.

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