Salomé recevant la tête de saint Jean-Baptiste

Salomé recevant la tête de saint Jean-Baptiste. Claude Vignon (1593-1670). Oil on canvas. 108.2 x 138.5 cm. 1675 Musée des Beaux Arts, Lille. Accession number 975.4.55. Gift of Henri and Suzanne Baderou. Click on image to enlarge it.

The Musée des beaux-arts, Chambéry, has an identically titled painting by Vignon showing not the headsman offering the head to Salome but the actual moment of decapitation.

Last modified 15 November 2015