Caravaggio 1573 – 1610
David with the Head of Goliath (1606/07)
oil on panel (91 × 116 cm) — 1606/07
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
This work is linked to 1 Samuel 17:54
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David has just killed the giant Goliath and takes the head with him to show to his people.
Caravaggio mostly painted on canvas, but this work was made on a wooden panel. See also the 1601 version and the 1610 version.
Title: Caravaggio: David with the Head of Goliath (1606/07)
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First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 4 October 2008
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