- posted: December 29 @ 12:55pm
This is taken from the book of Judith, when she beheaded Assyrian general Holofernes. It's really a great story from the Bible (unless you're a protestant, then you can pejoratively call it 'the apocrypha'), and you can read it here
. I love this picture so much, and I think it's because how beautiful this horrifying event has been made by the artist. I haven't framed it yet, so the canvas is misshapen. Sorry about that.