The contrite Magdalene, Charles Le Brun;   ?
Charles Le Brun
The contrite Magdalene
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Charles Le Brun: Sainte Madeleine repentante (Sainte Madeleine voulant suivre Jésus-Christ renonce aux biens et plaisirs terrestres) / Die reuige Magdalena, ca. 1650, Öl auf Leinwand, 252 x 171 cm. Inv. Nr. 2890, Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures, Paris

Charles Le Brun ?

The contrite Magdalene, ca. 1650


Blatt
229 x 185 mm
Inventory Number
1100
Object Number
1100 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The contrite Magdalene
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet unter der Darstellung auf dem Montierungsbogen in der Kartusche: C Lebrun de. du Cabinet de Mariette
Unten rechts Stempel der Sammlung Pierre-Jean Mariette, Paris (Lugt 2097)
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  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

Work Content

Motifs and References

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Primary
  • 11HH(MARY MAGDALENE)36(+0) the penitent St. Mary Magdalene (often before a cave, possibly at La Sainte-Baume hill): her long hair covers her (naked) body, she reads, meditates or raises her tear-filled eyes towards heaven (+ variant)
  • 41D2211(+6) veil (+ undressing, taking off clothes)
Secondary

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