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image of The Feast of Herod and the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist Benozzo Gozzoli (artist)
Florentine, c. 1421 - 1497
The Feast of Herod and the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, 1461-1462
tempera (?) on panel
overall: 23.8 x 34.5 cm (9 3/8 x 13 9/16 in.) framed: 40.3 x 50.6 x 4.4 cm (15 7/8 x 19 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Collection
1952.2.3
On View
From the Tour: The Early Renaissance in Florence
Object 7 of 8

1950Shapley, Fern Rusk. "A Predella Panel by Benozzo Gozzoli," Gazette des Beaux-Arts (February 1950):77-88, repro.
1951Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 34-35, repro., as Dance of Salome and Beheading of John the Baptist.
1951Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 50, no. 13, repro., as Dance of Salome and Beheading of St. John the Baptist.
1952Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Interpreting Masterpieces: Twenty-four Paintings from the Kress Collection." Art News Annual 16 (1952): 90, repro. 87
1956Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 16, color repro., as Dance of Salome and Beheading of Saint John the Baptist.
1959Shapley, Fern Rusk. Early Italian Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1959 (Booklet Number Three in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): pl. 16
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 64, repro.
1961Seymour 1961 (Kress), 29, color repro. pl. 26
1962Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 14, color repro.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 299, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 61
1966Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:42, color repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 53, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 162, repro.
1979Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 27, pl. 11.
1979Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:229-230, II:pl. 156
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 90, no. 52, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 186, repro.
1996Ahl, Diane Cole. Benozzo Gozzoli. New Haven, 1996: 224-225.
1998Faxon, Alicia Craig. "Dance/Dancers/Dancing." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. 2 vols. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. Chicago and London, 1998: 1:208, 209.
1998Faxon, Alicia Craig. "Fatal Woman/Femme Fatale." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 1:320.
2003Gregori, Mina, ed. In the Light of Apollo: Italian Renaissance and Greece. Exh. cat. National Gallery and Alexandros Souzos Museum, Athens, 2003-2004: 116, fig. 15, as The Dance of Salome.
2003Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 346-351, color repro.

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