Judith beheads Holofernes. Artist: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Engraver: Graber[?], inscribed lower right. Source: Die Bibel in Bildern, Plate 144. Click on image to enlarge it.

Then she tumbled his body off the bed and pulled down the canopy from the posts; after a moment she went out, and gave Holofernes' head to her maid, who placed it in her food bag. [Judith 13; 9-10; Revised Standard Bible]

OldTestament Heroines from The Picture Bible

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Die Bibel in Bildern [Picture Bible] von Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Leipzig: Georg Wigands, 1860. Hathi Digital Trust Library online version of a copy in the Columbia University Library. Web. 25 June 2016.

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