Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Judith II – Gustav Klimt

Gustav_Klimt_Judith_000

Monna Vanna.  Medea. Lucrece. Judith. Salome. Woman in literature and history whose terrible and heroic choices altered destinies and overthrew dynasties.  The ultimate sexually charged femmes fatale!

Read the story of Judith here –- and see how other artists depicted her.  And read a Life in Opera here: Klimt’s Judith from 1909 bears more than a coincidental resemblance to Salome, don’t you think?

Labels: ,

2 Comments:

Anonymous Richard McGrath said...

Put a pair of glasses on her and she could be Judith Tizard...

12/02/2008 08:12:00 am  
Blogger PC said...

If that really were THAT Judith, I doubt the picture would be so tall and thin.

12/02/2008 08:26:00 am  

Post a Comment

Respond with a polite and intelligent comment. (Both will be applauded.)

Say what you mean, and mean what you say. (Do others the courtesy of being honest.)

Please put a name to your comments. (If you're prepared to give voice, then back it up with a name.)

And don't troll. Please. (Contemplate doing something more productive with your time, and ours.)

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home