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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 30: Mary vanquishing the devil through compassion with Christ
→ 30b: Judith kills Holofernes
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


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→ Original composition: Judith stands behind Holofernes's bed and lifts the sword to behead him
→ Variant: Judith lifts her sword to behead Holofernes, not standing behind his bed
→ Variant: Judith is preparing to behead Holofornes while her maid waits with a bag
→ Variant: Judith cuts through Holofernes's neck
→ Variant: Judith cuts through Holofernes's neck while her maid waits with a bag
→ Variant: Judith holds the severed head of Holofernes
→ Variant: Judith gives the severed head of Holofernes to her maid
→ Variant: Judith prepares to stab or cut Holofernes into the throat
→ Variant: Judith stabs Holofernes in the belly