MASOLINO da Panicale
(b. 1383, Panicale, d. 1447, Firenze)
Salome Bringing the Head of the Baptist to Herodias (detail)1435
Baptistery, Castiglione Olona
The detail shows Herodias sitting enthroned in front of a portico. Salome kneels in front of her, holding the Baptist's head. Herodias's ladies-in-waiting recoil at the sight in horror.