Pietro Novelli
The Communion of St. Mary Magdalene

17th century
Oil on canvas, 131 x 91.3 in. (333 x 232 cm.)
Galleria Regionale della Sicilia, Palermo, Sicily

This Baroque treatment of the scene adds a multitude of angels and puts Maximin in a sumptuous cassock and cope. The saint's bare skin is highlighted, an adaptation of the less modest Renaissance images of the praying Magdalene.

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Photographed at the Galleria Regionale by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.