Jael and Sisera

pen drawing (13 × 10 cm) — c. 1440 - 1450 Museum Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig

This work is linked to Judges 4:21

Jael drives a tent peg through the head of Sisera, an enemy warlord. The tired Sisera thought he would be safe in her tent.

The name of the drafter is not known. He is thought to be someone close to Van Eyck and his workshop.

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