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Creator:
Print made by Prince Rupert, 1619–1682, British
after Matthew Merian, 1621–1687, Swiss
Title:

The Magdalen

Date:
1659
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 6 3/4 inches (23.2 × 17.1 cm), Plate: 9 × 6 9/16 inches (22.9 × 16.7 cm), and Image: 8 1/8 × 6 3/16 inches (20.6 × 15.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "HB50(5)l.6 | fol 6 HB D | A.5"

Lettered, lower left: "RUPERTUS D.G.C.P.D.B. PRINCEPS IMPERij " lettered, lower center: "Animi gratia lucit"; lettered, lower right: "M. Merian pinxit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.26
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
awe | Christianity | cloth | drapery studies | gazing | hands | New Testament | portrait | prayer | religious and mythological subject | saint | woman
Associated People:
Mary Magdalene, Saint (early 1st c. AD – mid-late 1st c. AD)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:21913
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