Samson and Delilah, by Tintoretto (1550, c.)

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Title

Samson and Delilah, by Tintoretto (1550, c.)

Creator

Tintoretto, Jacopo (1519-1594)

Date

1550, c.

Description

This painting portrays the famous biblical scene of Delilah cutting Samson's hair, except in this picture, it is a servant cutting Samson's hair while he lies on Delilah's lap. Note the maid who appears on the left near Delilah. The maid resembles the procuress in Caravaggio's Judith Beheading Holofernes (1598, c.)

Format

Oil on canvas.
Dimensions: 161.9 × 228 cm

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