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Judith Taking Holofernes' Head

Date:
ca. 1455–65
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Wool warp, wool and silk wefts
Dimensions:
Overall: 162 x 128in. (411.5 x 325.1cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Frank Jay Gould, 1946
Accession Number:
46.58.2
Not on view
Benedictine convent of Nonnberg, Salzburg(by at least 1738); Frank Jay Gould, Paris (by 1931–1946)
Frimmel, Theodor von. "Les tapisseries a l'Exposition de Salzbourg." La chronique des arts et de la curiosité : supplément à la Gazette des beaux-arts (1888). p. 238.

Tietze, Hans. Die Denkmale des Stiftes Nonnberg in Salzburg Österreichische kunsttopographie. Vol. 7. Vienna, 1911. p. 174, pl. 32.

Kurth, Betty. Gotische Bildteppiche aus Frankreich und Flandern. Munich: Riehn und Reusch, 1923. pp. xi, 6, pl. 25.

Lafond, Jean, Paul Vitry, and Fernand Guey. Exposition d'Art Religieux Ancien. Rouen: Imprimerie Lecerf, 1932. p. 94, pl. 75.

Coffinet, Julien. Arachné ou L'art de la tapisserie. Paris: Bibliothèque des arts, 1971. pp. 185-186.

Coffinet, Julien. Métamorphoses de la tapisserie. Paris: Bibliothèque des arts, 1977. pp. 68-69.

Cavallo, Adolfo S. Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993. no. 9, pp. 190-197.

Campbell, Thomas P., ed. Tapestry in the Renaissance: Art and Magnificence. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. pp. 91–93, fig. 48.



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