Then she will tell Holofernes, and he can conquer.
Murder of Holofernes by Paolo Veronese The history of Judith attracted many Renaissance artists.
Then the guards of Holofernes and all his attendants came out and ushered her into the tent.
Then they chose out of them an hundred men to accompany
her and her maid; and they brought her to the tent of Holofernes.
The Fainting of Ester” and“Judith with the head of Holofernes” by Veronese hung as pendants,
and gilt furniture all contributed to making this one of the most sumptuous rooms in the appartement du roi.
Finding the body of Holofernes by Sandro Botticelli“Finding the body of Holofernes” and“Return of Judith to Vetiluy”-
these two small but excellent compositions in their mastery are written in the noncanonical text of the Old.
X 42 cm The biblical
story about the beautiful Judah Judith seduced the Assyrian commander Holofernes and cut off his head- a popular story in
painting from the times of the Middle Ages to the present day.
The children of Israel who lived in Judea heard all that Holofernes the chief captain of Nebuchadnezzar king of the Assyrians
had done to the nations, and how he had plundered all their temples and destroyed them utterly.