Artemisia Gentileschi - Judith Slaying Holofernes17th century,  Italy,  BaroqueThe subject matter is the depiction of Judith, a beautiful widow who wishes to slay Holofernes to keep him from destroying her city.  
One of my favorite paintings.  This is my favorite version.

Artemisia Gentileschi - Judith Slaying Holofernes
17th century,  Italy,  Baroque
The subject matter is the depiction of Judith, a beautiful widow who wishes to slay Holofernes to keep him from destroying her city.  

One of my favorite paintings.  This is my favorite version.

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Posted on Monday, 5 December
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    1. I love this painting so much. 2. Artemisia Gentileschi’s story is really interesting! 3. I love seeing different...
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    This is one of my new favorite paintings.
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    Judith Slaying Holofernes by Gentileschi
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    I learned about this in my art class :)
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