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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.
1959Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 64, repro.
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
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. "Fatal Woman/Femme Fatale." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 1:320.
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.
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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