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Susanna and the Elders :: Sir Antony van Dyck

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Sir Antony van Dyck (1599-1641) Susanna and the Elders

Oil on canvas, 1621-1622 (194 x 144 cm)( 76,4 x 56,6 inch ) Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Submitted by: marina51

Published: 24.03.2010



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WuDong
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April 24, 2015


Having peeped at the young maiden bathing in a garden, two judges-elders began to decline her to a coition, threatening to accuse in case of refusal of adultery and to execute. Susanna rejected their harassments and was in a false manner accused. Execution which fell apart at the last minute had to take place: the prophet Daniil interrogated aged men and caught them in a lie.

In a picture the naked girl who scaredly stiffened is represented, having felt others bad presence. Susanna here absolutely [Expand]


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