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Paintings of the month

The Magdalen Reading- Rogier van der Weyden Before 1438 Mary Magdalene- Giovanni Girolamo Savoldo 1535-40 Here we have two paintings of the same subject but painted a century apart. But for me these two paintings are very much companion pieces in the way they depict Mary Magdalene not as a repentant sinner but as a… Continue reading Paintings of the month