S/2286 Antique 17th Century Oak Panel of Judith after Beheading an Assyrian General
A mid 17th Century oak panel depicting Judith, a patriotic herione, having beheaded Holofernes, an Assyrian general, with a maid having the head in a sack. Judith first plied him with drink then beheaded the general the oppressor. The whole has a rich dark colour and excellent patination.
9¾ in. (25 cm.) Wide
1¼ in. (3 cm.) Deep
10 in. (25.5 cm.) High
Flemish Circa 1650