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Mary Magdalene Borne Aloft
Taddeo Crivelli (Italian, died about 1479, active about 1451 - 1479)
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (Place Created)
Tempera colors, gold paint, gold leaf, and ink on parchment
Ms. Ludwig IX 13 (83.ML.109), fol. 190v
Leaf: 10.8 × 7.9 cm (4 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.)
While angels carry her toward heaven, Mary Magdalene prays, naked save for the covering of her abundant hair. According to The Golden Legend, a popular medieval compilation of saints' lives, the former sinner repented of her ways and retired to the wilderness outside of Marseilles in France after Jesus'
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