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Judith with the Head of Holofernes, (painting)

Artist:
Uliner
Riedel (copy after)
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 338
"August Riedel. Copy by Uliner. Judith with the head of Holofernes. 38 x 5. When Bethulia a fortified city of Judea, was besieged by the Assyrian general, Holofernes, this beautiful Jewish widow pretended to yield to his advances, and slew him when in a heavy sleep from the effects of wine. His army became panic stricken, and was easily routed."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.
Topic:
Religion--Old Testament--Judith
Figure female
State of Being--Death--Execution
Religion--Old Testament--Holofernes
Control number:
AECI 04120295
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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