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RE: The wonderful world of the Self Portrait
12/22/2013 10:35:45 AM

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Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Cristofano Allori

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, 1613. According to his biographer, the heads were those of the painter, his ex-lover, and her mother.

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RE: The wonderful world of the Self Portrait
12/22/2013 4:20:20 PM
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File:Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Cristofano Allori.jpg

Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Cristofano Allori

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, 1613. According to his biographer, the heads were those of the painter, his ex-lover, and her mother.


This painting is extraordinary. Its theme is fascinating and it is superb in both color and composition. The fact that the author chose himself and his wife and mother-in-law as sitters only adds interest to it.

Thanks for sharing.

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Roger Macdivitt .

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RE: The wonderful world of the Self Portrait
12/22/2013 7:30:22 PM

I agree Miguel.

Pretty special and very strange too.

Wonderful colours as well.

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Roger Macdivitt .

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RE: The wonderful world of the Self Portrait
12/22/2013 7:39:47 PM

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Miyamoto Musashi, self-portrait

circa

A Samurai artist and writer

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This self-portrait was drawn by Kikuchi Yosai(菊池容斎) who was a painter in Japan.

1856/57

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RE: The wonderful world of the Self Portrait
12/22/2013 11:40:32 PM
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File:Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Cristofano Allori.jpg

Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Cristofano Allori

Judith with the Head of Holofernes, 1613. According to his biographer, the heads were those of the painter, his ex-lover, and her mother.


Wow this is super. It is so clear, and fresh. Yes the colors are wonderful. It ha my approval. lol
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