Saint Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene is the patron saint of perfumers and is associated with prostitutes.

She was present at Christ’s Crucifixion and burial. She is also associated with the sinful woman who repented and anointed Christ’s feet with perfumed oil (Luke 7:36-9).

Carlo Crivelli, 'Saint Mary Magdalene', probably about 1491-4
Carlo Crivelli, Saint Mary Magdalene, probably about 1491-4 

Carlo Crivelli
probably about 1491-4
Carlo Crivelli: 'Saint Mary Magdalene'

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Mary Magdalene
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Giulio Romano: 'Saint Mary Magdalene borne by Angels'
Saint Mary Magdalene borne by Angels
Giulio Romano and Gianfrancesco Penni