Delilah Shears a Lock of Samson's Hair

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Illustration

Celina Bebenek
by  Lucas Cranach the Elder
published on 21 February 2022
Delilah Shears a Lock of Samson's Hair Download Full Size Image

Painting depicting an Old Testament scene where the Israelite judge Samson sleeps on his lover Delilah's lap while the latter shears a lock of his hair to drain his super-human strength. Oil on beech. Created by Lucas Cranach the Elder around 1528–30.

Located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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Elder,  . C. t. (2022, February 21). Delilah Shears a Lock of Samson's Hair. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15286/delilah-shears-a-lock-of-samsons-hair/

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Elder,  Lucas Cranach the. "Delilah Shears a Lock of Samson's Hair." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 21, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15286/delilah-shears-a-lock-of-samsons-hair/.

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Elder,  Lucas Cranach the. "Delilah Shears a Lock of Samson's Hair." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Feb 2022. Web. 13 Jul 2024.

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