Judith with the Head of Holofernes

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Creator

Andrea Mantegna or Follower (Possibly Giulio Campagnola)

Title

Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Date

c. 1495/1500

Format

tempera on poplar panel
painted surface: 30.1 x 18.1 cm
overall: 30.8 x 19.7 cm

Publisher

National Gallery of Art - Washington DC
Widener Collection
Accession #: 1942.9.42

Identifier

Paintings

Contributor

Nilofar Rahimzadeh

Subject

The Bible story of Judith decapitating Holofernes

Description

This Early Renaissance piece depicts Judith after having decapitated the head of Assyrian general Holofernes, saving the town of Bethulia from threat of invasion.

Source

The online collection of the National Gallery of Art
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/Collection/art-object-page.1181.html

Relation

Judith Beheading Holofernes- Cornelius Galle
Judith with the Head of Holofernes- Lucas Cranach the Elder

Type

Paintings on wood panels

Files

450px-Andrea_Mantegna_099.jpg

Citation

Andrea Mantegna or Follower (Possibly Giulio Campagnola), “Judith with the Head of Holofernes,” Honors Art At The Met, accessed September 22, 2017, http://honorsartatthemet.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/61.

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