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Saint Mary Magdalene washes Christ's feet at supper. Etching by B. Picart after G. Robusti, il Tintoretto.

  • Tintoretto, 1518-1594.
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About this work


Bible. N.T. Matthew 26; Mark 14; Luke 7; John 12. On the identity of Mary Magdalene, see L. Réau, 'Iconographie de l'art chrétien', Paris, 1957, vol. 2, p. 326. She is identified as a sinner, a courtesan, and as both Mary of Magdala and Mary of Bethany

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 15.2 x 27.6 cm


Madeleine aux pieds de Jesus Christ. Chez le Pharisien. Gravé par B. Picart, d'après le dessein de Tintoret du cabinet de B. Picart.

Lettering note

Bears number: 13


Wellcome Library no. 22631i



  • French

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