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"Judith with the head of Holofernes was a favorite subject of Old Masters painters. Among them was a woman, Artemesia Gentilleschi, who was the victim of a rape. In Gentilleschi’s painting (pictured here), Judith looks a lot like the artist — and the beheaded general bears an uncanny resemblance to her rapist."



Read Alicia Jo Rabins’ Huffington Post article and slideshow, "Esther, Vashti And Other Badass Women in the Bible" here.

"Judith with the head of Holofernes was a favorite subject of Old Masters painters. Among them was a woman, Artemesia Gentilleschi, who was the victim of a rape. In Gentilleschi’s painting (pictured here), Judith looks a lot like the artist — and the beheaded general bears an uncanny resemblance to her rapist."

Read Alicia Jo Rabins’ Huffington Post article and slideshow, "Esther, Vashti And Other Badass Women in the Bible" here.

Agony (1912) by Egon Schiele

Agony (1912) by Egon Schiele

Mother with Two Children (1917) by Egon Schiele

Mother with Two Children (1917) by Egon Schiele

Pregnant Woman and Death (1911) by Egon Schiele

Pregnant Woman and Death (1911) by Egon Schiele