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Alter Ego - Patrick Nicholas-Art Photographer
Susanna and the Elders was a popular Old Testament subject with painters. There are innumerable versions by Rembrandt, Reni, Millet, Lotto, Van Dyck, and this one by Tintoretto, who curiously copied Susanna’s pose from Giorgione’s Tempest, the serenity of which I have ‘borrowed’ for my version. The story is salacious and there lies its appeal, but is also ...