This website, by christine parker, is dedicated to the life and art of artemisia gentileschi it contains a tour through 28 of her paintings in chronological order each painting is on a separate page with details about the painting itself, and biographical details of the artist's life around. One of my favorite paintings i've had the pleasure of studying is judith slaying holofernes by artemisia gentileschi my love for this piece stems from my deep respect for the artist, for artemisia. The account of the beheading of holofernes by judith is given in the deuterocanonical book of judith, and is the subject of many paintings and sculptures from the renaissance and baroque periods. The brutal depiction in the monumental judith slaying holofernes is often interpreted as a painted revenge for the rape unlike other artists who focused on the ideals of beauty and courage evoked by the jewish heroine judith. The book of judith is a deuterocanonical book, included in the septuagint and the catholic and eastern orthodox christian old testament of the bible, but excluded from jewish texts and assigned by protestants to the apocrypha judith slaying holofernes by artemisia gentileschi.
A self-portrait of artemisia gentileschi (1630s), and the artist's most famous painting, judith slaying holofernes (1614-20) (images via wikipedia. Product description judith, to save her people, charms the assyrian general holofernes. Violence and virtue: artemisia gentileschi's judith slaying holofernes [eve straussman-pflanzer] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers artemisia gentileschi's uniquely powerful painting judith slaying holofernes is a quintessential example of early baroque art in addition. Judith slaying holofernes (jael slaying sisera) follower of hans schilling (german, active 1459 - 1467), from the workshop of diebold lauber (german, active 1427 - 1467) hagenau, alsace, france (formerly germany), europe 1469 ink, colored washes, and tempera colors on paper leaf: 286 20.
Judith slaying holofernes (q2247406) from wikidata jump to: navigation, search painting by artemisia gentileschi judith beheading holofernes edit language label description also known as english: judith slaying holofernes painting by artemisia gentileschi. A painting by artemisia gentileschi referred to in susan vreeland's novel, the passion of artemisia. Judith slaying holfernes - color essay example judith slaying holofernes in this painting i see two women over a man - judith slaying holfernes introduction. In judith beheading holofernes, created in 1599, michelangelo mensi da caravaggio uses high contrast and vivid lines to capture the dramatic essence of the.
Page of judith beheading holofernes by gentileschi, artemisia in the web gallery of art, a searchable image collection and database of european painting, sculpture and architecture (700-1900.
Judith and holofernes artist donatello year 1460 medium bronze location palazzo vecchio, florence dimensions 93 in 236 cm famous artwork by donatello saint mark zuccone the feast of herod david equestrian statue of gattamelata judith and holofernes judith and holofernes is a bronze sculpture. Judith goes to the camp of holofernes - when judith had finished her prayer to the god of israel, she stood up, called her slave woman, and went down into the house as she always did on sabbaths and. Judy chicago celebrates the link between artemisia gentileschi and her often-painted subject, judith, by repeating the place setting's color palette. That difference is especially notable in his early works, before 1600, such as judith beheading holofernes, where judith is anatomically the least believable figure in the painting caravaggio: judith beheading holofernes, c1599. Judith beheading holofernes is a painting of judith beheading holofernes by caravaggio, painted in c1602 the widow judith first charms the assyrian general holofernes, then decapitates him in his tent.