Salome. Walter Helfenbein, German.
Salome
Salome
Salome
Salome
Salome
Salome
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Salome

1921. Series of six etchings with aquatint and additional etched frontispiece, each titled “Salome” from “I” to “VI”, annotated “15. abzug [impression]”, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, sizes range from 6.7 x 7.8cm to 19.6 x 19.3cm. Minor foxing to margins, old mount burn.

Frontispiece text reads “Ev. Marci cap., 6 [Gospel of Mark, Chapter 6]. 6 radierungen [etchings] von Walter Helfenbein.” The etchings tell the story of Salome, daughter of Herod II and Herodias, who became infamous for demanding and receiving the head of John the Baptist, according to the New Testament. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL184-81

Price (AUD): $1,950.00  Other currencies

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