Judith: Rescuer of Her People

I am ready for Odyssey to open our Florence campus.*

Today we hopped a train to Florence and made our way to the Uffizi Gallery to hang out with one of my favorite artists, Artemisia Gentileschi.

I wrote about Artemisia in an earlier post after reading a historical novel about her life, but woof, do I love her works. We saw two pieces of hers today, the most famous being Judith Beheading Holofernes. If you’ve seen the painting/ once you see it below, this will sound odd, but it was a spiritual experience.

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