The Beheading of St. John the Baptist

He was martyred for defending the sanctity of marriage.

St. John the Baptist Altarpiece (Rogier Van der Weyden, 1454)

The Beheading of St. John the Baptist (Albrecht Dürer, 1510)

Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist (Albrecht Dürer, 1511)

Beheading of Saint John the Baptist (Caravaggio, 1608)

Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist (Caravaggio, 1607) London

Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist (Caravaggio, 1609) Madrid

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