About the creation

Jael, Deborah and Barak

Artist name: de Bray Salomon

A group picture of the three figures responsible for Sisera’s defeat: Yael is a young woman, holding the hammer and the tent peg with which she killed Sisera. Behind Yael, Deborah is depicted as an old woman clasping her hands in prayer, while Barak is a young man, armed as a warrior.

Source: Judges 4 - 5

Technique: Oil on canvas

Location: Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht

Date: 1635