Salomé

A work made of black chalk and brush and gray wash, heightened with touches of white gouache, over traces of charcoal, on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of black chalk and brush and gray wash, heightened with touches of white gouache, over traces of charcoal, on cream laid paper.

Date:

1605/10

Artist:

Hans von Aachen
German, c. 1552-1615

About this artwork

This late drawing reveals the melding of northern and southern Baroque influences that characterized the cosmopolitan court of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II (1552-1612). The drawing may relate to a painting of this subject, now lost, that was listed in the Emperor's inventory.

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Artist

Johann von Aachen

Title

Salomé

Origin

Germany

Date

1600–1610

Medium

Black chalk and brush and gray wash, heightened with touches of white gouache, over traces of charcoal, on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink: "Guido Reni 1622"

Dimensions

189 x 148 mm

Credit Line

Margaret Day Blake and Harold Joachim Endowments

Reference Number

1991.122

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

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