XIX Century, Tamar of Judah

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XIX Century Tamar di Giuda Oil on canvas, 114x91 cm Signed lower left. The biblical story told in this canvas is that of Tamar of Judah, told in chapter 38 of Genesis. According to the Bible, Judah had three sons: Er, Onan and Sela. Er became Tamar's husband but died soon. Tamar, after...
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XIX Century Tamar di Giuda Oil on canvas, 114x91 cm Signed lower left. The biblical story told in this canvas is that of Tamar of Judah, told in chapter 38 of Genesis. According to the Bible, Judah had three sons: Er, Onan and Sela. Er became Tamar's husband but died soon. Tamar, after Er's death, according to the obligation of the Hebrew law of levirate, married her husband's brother, Onan, but, also according to the law, the first child to be born from the new union would not be considered of Onan but of the brother Er. Onan, not intending to give posterity to his brother, resorted to the contraceptive method of coitus interruptus. Being the contraceptive practices considered pec