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Judith: Campbell Kids Postcard

10 Mar

To relate to today’s artwork of Judith, I have to accept two things:

  1. Someone would want to send a postcard that depicts Judith decapitating Holofernes
  2. Someone would depict Judith and Holofernes as chubby, cute little children

E. Colombo, “Judith & Holofernes,” 1927, Signed postcard, auction on eBay (item 380376917118)

I wonder if Holofernes failed to serve Campbell’s soup at the banquet and that’s why Judith is so murderous?

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Posted by on March 10, 2013 in Cacciatore

 

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One response to “Judith: Campbell Kids Postcard

  1. Marvin

    January 31, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    Saw the Colombo postcard on eBay today and thought of this blog. And of course, there’s a post about it! Interesting that the eBay seller didn’t seem to know what it represented. In the item description we have – “SUBJECT: Girl in fashion of India approaches sleeping warrior with Sword…doesn’t seem to have good intentions, Leopard Skin Rug, Shield, Tents……”. ‘Doesn’t seem to have good intentions’ is an astute observation.

     

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