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.

Image Credit:

Giovan Francisco Guerrieri, Judith and Holofernesc. 1620. Oil on canvas. 56 11/16 × 45 1/16 in. (144 × 114.5 cm). Long term loan from the Schorr Collection

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