Saint Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene wears her traditional red dress and holds a jar of oil (with which she anointed Christ).

This work and the panel of 'Saint Catherine of Alexandria' were probably elements of a frame or a predella. They have often been regarded as studio work.

Key facts

Artist dates
about 1430/5 - about 1494
Full title
Saint Mary Magdalene
Date made
probably about 1491-4
Medium and support
Tempera on lime
37.5 x 18.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Bought, 1874
Inventory number
Location in Gallery

Other paintings in the group: Panels from a Frame or a Predella

Carlo Crivelli
probably about 1491-4
Carlo Crivelli: 'Saint Catherine of Alexandria'