artnet News | Lorena Muñoz-Alonso:
The second, long-lost version of Caravaggio’s Judith Beheading Holofernes might have been rediscovered in the hands of private owners in France, Le Quotidien de l’art reports. Caravaggio painted two versions of the biblical scene in which Judith beheads the Assyrian general Holofernes to defend her beleaguered city. The first version, painted in Rome, is currently on display at the National Gallery of Ancient Art, at Pallazo Barberini… Read more
Image: Caravaggio, Judith Beheading Holofernes (circa 1598-1599): Wikimedia Commons.