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By Joseph Anthony Wittreich

Joseph Wittreich finds Samson to be an intensely political paintings that displays the heroic targets and failings of the Puritan Revolution and the tragic ambiguities of the period. He sees within the paintings no longer the purveyance of Medieval and early Renaissance typological institutions yet an interrogation of them and a consequent circulate clear of them.

Originally released in 1986.

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