Saint Mary Magdalene

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Jan van der Crabben
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published on 05 May 2019
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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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About the Author

Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.

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Crabben, J. v. d. (2019, May 05). Saint Mary Magdalene. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10522/saint-mary-magdalene/

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Saint Mary Magdalene." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 05, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10522/saint-mary-magdalene/.

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Saint Mary Magdalene." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 May 2019. Web. 13 Jun 2021.