War scene (Escena bélica)

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<p>Among the characters in combat we can find two figures who could be the <b>Assyrian king </b>and <b>hisgeneral</b>, because the character on the left, with a shield decorated with a large face, is repeated throughout the series and can be identified as Holofernes. <i>The Book of Judith</i> describes a battle waged by the troops of Nebuchadnezzar against King Arpachshad (Judith 1, 13-15).</p>
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<p>Among the characters in combat we can find two figures who could be the <b>{{Detalle|texto=Assyrian king|left=2221|top=1462|%=50}}</b> and <b>{{Detalle|texto=his general|left=1350|top=1755|%=100}}</b>, because the character on the left, with a shield decorated with a large face, is repeated throughout the series and can be identified as Holofernes. <i>The Book of Judith</i> describes a battle waged by the troops of Nebuchadnezzar against King Arpachshad (<i>Judith</i> 1, 13-15).</p>
  
  
 
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<p><b>Series </b><i>The Book of Judith</i></p>
 
<p><b>Series </b><i>The Book of Judith</i></p>
<p>3rd tapestry in the series</p>
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<p>Third tapestry in the series</p>
<p><b>Manufacture </b>Netherlands, Brussels?, 2nd half of 16th c.</p>
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<p><b>Manufacture </b>Netherlands, Brussels?, 2nd half of the 16th century</p>
 
<p><b>Fabric </b>Wool</p>
 
<p><b>Fabric </b>Wool</p>
<p><b>Location </b>Church of San Nicolás (museum opened in 2009)</p>
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<p><b>Location </b>Church of Saint Nicholas of Bari (museum opened in 2009)</p>
<p><b>Origin </b>Church of San Esteban.</p>
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<p><b>Origin </b>Church of Saint Stephen</p>
 
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Latest revision as of 11:51, 19 November 2014

War scene (Escena bélica)
This tapestry shows a war scene taking place in front of a large walled city, in reference to one of the conquests of Nebuchadnezzar.

Among the characters in combat we can find two figures who could be the Assyrian king and his general, because the character on the left, with a shield decorated with a large face, is repeated throughout the series and can be identified as Holofernes. The Book of Judith describes a battle waged by the troops of Nebuchadnezzar against King Arpachshad (Judith 1, 13-15).


Series The Book of Judith

Third tapestry in the series

Manufacture Netherlands, Brussels?, 2nd half of the 16th century

Fabric Wool

Location Church of Saint Nicholas of Bari (museum opened in 2009)

Origin Church of Saint Stephen



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