Samson and Delilah, by Stom (1630, c.)

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Title

Samson and Delilah, by Stom (1630, c.)

Creator

Stom, Matthias / Stomer, Matthias (c. 1600-1652)

Date

1630, c.

Description

This painting portrays the famous biblical scene of Delilah cutting Samson's hair. Note the maid who appears on the right besides Delilah. The maid resembles the procuress in Caravaggio's Judith Beheading Holofernes (1598, c.)

Source

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica (National Gallery of Ancient Art) Rome, Italy

Accession number: 2464 

Found in Wikimedia Commons:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Samson_nad_Delilah.jpg

Archived in:
https://web.archive.org/web/20200821223824/https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Samson_nad_Delilah.jpg

Format

Oil on canvas.
Dimensions: 99 × 125 cm

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