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The Magdalen

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Kneeling draped figure, full-round. Left hand at breast, right hand extended. Figure from a Crucifixion. Set with 55.468-9.

Provenance

By 1955, with Nicolas E. Landau, Paris; 1955, sold by Landau to the MFA for 480,000 fr. (includes 55.468 and 55.469). (Accession date: September 15, 1955).

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

French (Lorraine), early 17th century

Object Place

Lorraine, France

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7.8 x 5.4 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.470

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture