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The Magdalen and the Angel Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)

The Magdalen and the Angel

Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)

  • TITLE

    : The Magdalen and the Angel
  • AUTHOR

    : Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
  • INVENTARIO

    :
  • DATE

    : c. 1618 - 1620
  • TYPE

    : Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    : Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    : 69.5 × 47 cm
  • SUBJECT

    : Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    : 17th century painting
  • ROOM

    : 16

Here Mary Magdalene is shown as “penitent”, with her hand resting on a skull and her eyes raised to the sky, as though enraptured in contemplation. In the middle ground, an angel comes to her, looking at her and pointing with his left forefinger towards the reality of heaven.

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  • TITLE

    The Magdalen and the Angel
  • AUTHOR

    Giulio Cesare Procaccini (1574-1625)
  • INVENTARIO

  • DATE

    c. 1618 - 1620
  • TYPE

    Painting
  • TECNIQUE

    Oil on panel
  • DIMENSIONS

    69.5 × 47 cm
  • SUBJECT

    Sacred art
  • SCUOLA PITTORICA

    17th century painting
  • ROOM

    16

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