Caravaggio and Artemisia Gentileschi’s Judith and Holofernes

 

caravaggio

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

 

 

gentileschi

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

 

 

 

khan academy article

Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes

 

the guardian article

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artsy article

How Judith Beheading Holofernes Became Art History’s Favorite Icon of Female Rage

 

artnet article

A Long-Lost Painting Experts Say Is by Caravaggio Was Discovered in an Attic.   It Could Fetch $171 Million at Auction