Samson and Delilah

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Samson and Delilah

Holland, 1668
Paintings
Oil on canvas
Canvas: 26 1/2 × 32 1/2 in. (67.31 × 82.55 cm) Frame: 41 1/2 × 46 3/4 × 4 in. (105.41 × 118.75 × 10.16 cm)
Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.87.64)
Not currently on public view

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