David with the Head of Goliath

Engraving | 26.5 x 18.7cm | 1620s-1630s

Pieter Serwouters

Here, a hymn of praise is sung to the victorious shepherd David, who holds the head of Goliath impaled on a large sword. The life of King David, as relayed in the Old Testament, was intrinsically linked with music. According to the first book of Chro...
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