Jan 132015
 
Maria Maddalena e due angeli

Maria Maddalena e due angeli

 

Artist
Title Maria Maddalena e due angeliSaint Mary Magdalene and Two Angels
Description
English: that great Lady penitent of her vanities and her errors, kneeling on hard ground praying for forgiveness for her sins, and two Angels watching over her penitence, holding before her gaze the nails with which the Redeemer was fixed to the Cross, and to indicate to her the certain hope that she should have regarding her own well-being, one of them points to Heaven and comforts her in the midst of her misery that she might gain earthly happiness (Battista Passeri, 1773, Hess 1935 ed., p. 352)
Date
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 222 cm (87.4 in). Width: 200 cm (78.7 in).