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Judith by Franz Stuck, 1924. This is quite an unusual version of the scene of Judith beheading Holofernes by German Symbolist Franz Stuck. I have never seen Judith portrayed in the nude or looking quite so pleased at her accomplishment! Here she is truly a figure of empowerment.

Judith by Franz Stuck, 1924. This is quite an unusual version of the scene of Judith beheading Holofernes by German Symbolist Franz Stuck. I have never seen Judith portrayed in the nude or looking quite so pleased at her accomplishment! Here she is truly a figure of empowerment.

Posted on 13 January, 2012

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