MEIT, Conrad
(b. ca. 1480, Worms, d. 1550, Antwerpen)

Judith

1510-15
Painted marble, height 30 cm
Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich

In his small boxwoods carvings and in the figure of Judith, Meit shows himself as one of the most successful Renaissance-minded Northern carvers of his day.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 17 minutes):
Alessandro Scarlatti: La Giuditta, oratorio, Part I (excerpts)