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Susanna at her Bath Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)

Susanna at her Bath

Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)

  • TITLE

    : Susanna at her Bath
  • AUTHOR

    : Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)
  • DATE

    : c. 1640 - 1660
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 155 × 178 cm
  • SUBJECT

    :
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 17th century Lombard painting
  • ROOM

    : 16

In Chapter 13 of the book of the prophet Daniel, we find the story of Susanna, the lovely, honest woman who, as she takes her bath, is spied upon by two elders who lust after her. The object of wicked blackmail, unjustly accused and condemned to death, Susanna is miraculously freed by the prophet Daniel. The painting shows the moment when Susanna is surprised by the two wicked judges: the younger one, in the background, motions to the woman to keep quiet, while the older one shows her a medallion, as though trying to bribe her.

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  • TITLE

    Susanna at her Bath
  • AUTHOR

    Carlo Francesco Nuvolone (1608-1662)
  • DATE

    c. 1640 - 1660
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on canvas
  • DIMENSIONS

    155 × 178 cm
  • SUBJECT

  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    17th century Lombard painting
  • ROOM

    16

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