Judith and Jael
Alfred Stevens (1817-75)
Height: 15 inches
From a design executed for Messrs. Hoole of Shetfield — British Sculpture 1850-1914, p. 31.
Robert Freidus e-mailed to explain that these “chimney piece figures, are, on the left, Judith, with sword and the head of Holophernes and on the right, with a hammer and peg, ready to drive it into Sisera is Jael (or Yael).“ These figures also came in a smaller, 8-inch version.