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Herodias orders to Bury the Head of Saint John the Baptist

Giuseppe Calettica. 1630

Musei di Arte Antica

Musei di Arte Antica
Ferrara, Italy

This small painting is part of the series from the Histories of Saint John the Baptist, painted for the Oratory of Young Saint John the Baptist close to 1630

Details

  • Title: Herodias orders to Bury the Head of Saint John the Baptist
  • Creator: Giuseppe Caletti
  • Date: ca. 1630
  • Location: Musei di Arte Antica (deposit ASP - Azienda Serivizi alla Persona, Ferrara)
  • Physical Dimensions: 51 x 68 cm
  • Provenance: Little oratory of St. John the Baptist, later in the Church of St. John the Baptist
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: oil on canvas

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