Three Scenes from the Life of St. John the Baptist ; John the Baptist preaching, Baptism of Christ, Beheading of John the Baptist Artist: UnknownArtist (probably French)


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.)

Credit Line

Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer

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16th century


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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)
  • 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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Annotated w/ pen and brown ink in tablet at top center within painting: "1572" and w/ pencil on mount at LR: "De Vos"

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