Sunday, February 19, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Women by Girolamo Forabosco 1605-1679 including Biblical Judith & Holofernes

Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) painted women in allegorical history settings, but most of these women were his contemporaries. They reflect his society. Elaborate hair & elegant costumes plus a mirror.  He was active in Padua & Venice, where he was enrolled in the Fraglia dei Pittori between 1634 & 1639 & paid taxes from 1640 to 1644.
Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Lady with a Dog


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Venetian 1659


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Judith with the head of Holofernes


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Woman


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Vanitas


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Venetian Wife


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Courtesan


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Story of Joseph & Potiphar's Wife


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Woman Half Length


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Ragazza Allo Specchio


Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Lady

Girolamo Forabosco (1605-1679) Portrait of a Lady in a Grey Dress with Fur

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Woman, a Murder, & The Bible - Judith & Holofernes 1900s-Present

1901 Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) Judith I


1909 Gustav Klimt (1862–1918) Judith II


1900s Arthur Greuell (Belgian artist, 1891-1966) Judith and Holofernes


1910 Leon Bakst (1886-1924) Judith with Head of Holofernes


1920 Josef Loukota (1879-1967) Judith


1921 Walter Jakob (German artist, 1893-1964) Judith and Holofernes


1926 Franz von Stuck (German Symbolist Expressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1863-1928) Judith and Holofernes


1926 Franz von Stuck (German Symbolist Expressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1863-1928) Judith and Holofernes


1927 Franz von Stuck (German Symbolist Expressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1863-1928) Judith and Holofernes


1943 Alberto Ziveri (1908-1990) Judith II


1950s Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) Judith with the Head of Holofernes


1953 Mikhail Gubin, Judith and Holofernes


1999 Francois Legrand, Judith and Holofernes


1999 Tina Blondell, I'll Make You Shorter by a Head, Judith


2010 Elisa Johns (Los Angeles artist) Judith


2010 Elisa Johns, (Los Angeles artist) Judith's Return to Bethulia