Saint Mary Magdalene

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
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published on 05 May 2019

Saint Mary Magdalene by Gregor Erhart around 1515-1520 CE.

Sculpted in Linden wood, this statue shows the naked Mary Magdalene repenting her sins in the Grotto of Sainte-Baume (France), where she died and was believed to have been transported to paradise by angels.

Louvre Museum, Paris, Fance. R.F.1338

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Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College, and he has worked in the field of history-related digital media since 2006.

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