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Judith & Holofernes, (painting)

Artist:
Jacob, C.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 38
"Then Judith, standing by his bed, said in her heart, O Lord God of all power, look at this present upon the work of mine hands for the exaltation of Jerusalem. For now is the time to help thy inheritance, and to execute mine enterprises, to the destruction of the enemies which have arisen against us." "Then she came to the pillar of the bed, which was at Holofernes' head, and took down his falchion from thence, and approached to his bed, and took hold of the hair of his head and said, Strengthen me, O Lord God of Israel, this day." "And she smote upon his neck with all her might, and she took away his head from him."--Book of Judith, xiii. 4, 8. [P. 9.]
The Washington Exhibition in aid of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, at the American Art-Union Gallery, 497 Broadway. Open from 9, a.m., until 10, p.m. New-York: John F. Trow, Printer, 49 Ann Street. 1853.
Topic:
Religion--Old Testament--Judith
Figure female
State of Being--Death--Execution
Literature--Bible
Religion--Old Testament--Holofernes
Control number:
AECI 00840038
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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