Monday, July 7, 2014

Esther before the King

Esther before the King by the ItalianBaroque painter Andrea Celesti (1637-1712).

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Movie Star

Bette Davis as Jezebel 1938.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Salome Receiving Her Trophy

Salome by the Italian Baroque painter Gian Francesco Barbieri (1591-1666).

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Cruel Work

Judith and Holofernes (c 1615-8) by the Italian painter Giovanni Francesco Guerrieri (1589-1655).

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Fleeing Joseph

Joseph and Potiphar's Wife. A Flemish Illumination from the 15th century.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Dutch Scenery

Hagar and Ismael in a Dutch landscape by the Dutch Mannerist Painter Abraham Bloemaert (ca.1564-1651).

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Eve Lost

Eve (1889) looks really lost on this painting by the French artist Paul Gauguin (1848-1903).