Caravaggio and Artemisia Gentileschi’s Judith and Holofernes



C. 1598 – 1599.   Oil on canvas, 57″ x 76.7″.   Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, Rome.




1614-1620.   Oil on canvas, 78.3″ x 63.9″.   Uffizi Gallery, Florence.




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