By Bohemian (Czech) painter Leopold Schmutzler (1864-1941), is this rendering of 'Salome' the seductive daughter of Herodias.
One of a series of paintings on the subject..this one features Salome as she displays the severed head of John the Baptist on a large platter.
Dressed in the Art Nouveau interpretation of a Biblical costume cAD30, she wears a stunning skirt of Peacock feathers and an amazing gold chain necklace and jewelled headdress in the Bohemian style.
Clean verso and numbered 238 it is published by Apollon and with minor corner color loss is in good Antique Condition.
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