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Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn: The Blinding of Samson

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn 1606 – 1669

The Blinding of Samson

oil on canvas (236 × 302 cm) — 1636 Museum Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

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This work is linked to Judges 16:21

Tags: Samson

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One of few paintings showing the moment Samson's eyes are put out by the Philistines. Delilah hurries away from the tent; in her hand, she is holding the hair that made Samson invulnerable.

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