Object of the Month
Judith and Holofernes by Giovan Francisco Guerrieri
Baroque art is characterized by its dramatic depictions of people and events. Judith’s gruesome act of murder provides a provocative story for an artist. For a deeper understanding, examine this painting with Docent Peggy Seletos as she gently breaks through its hidden meanings with us.
Giovan Francisco Guerrieri, Judith and Holofernes, c. 1620. Oil on canvas. 56 11/16 × 45 1/16 in. (144 × 114.5 cm). Long term loan from the Schorr Collection