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Study for the 'Beheading of Saint John the Baptist'
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Study for the 'Beheading of Saint John the Baptist'

16th century

Artists
Bilivert, Giovanni    more

Formerly attributed to Volterrano    more

Chalk (red), watercolour (red) on paper

height: 19.8 cm; width: 13.4 cm

Notes
attribution to Bilivert made by Jacob Bean (letter to P. Troutman of 18.11.1964)

Inscription
Signed, graphite, lower left, recto, Volterano
Stamped, ink, collector's mark of Nathaniel Hone, Lugt 2793

Acquisition
Witt, Robert Clermont (Sir); bequest; 1952
D.1952.RW.4234

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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