Giotto, St. Mary Magdalene Taken into the Air

1320s
Fresco
Magdalene Chapel, Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi

According to the Golden Legend, the saint was carried into the air seven times a day to hear the angelic choirs. At the lower left we see the entrance to the cave in the mountains where she spent thirty years in prayer and contemplation.

For more of Giotto's frescoes on the life of this saint in the Magdalene Chapel: see this page in Wikimedia Commons.

More of St. Mary Magdalene

Source: Wikimedia Commons