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Mary Magdalene in a landscape

Carracci, Annibale (painter)

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Mary Magdalene in a landscape


Carracci, Annibale (painter) [ULAN info: Italian artist, 1560-1609]







Bolognese School

Technique Description

oil on copper


height: 32.4 cm
width: 43.0 cm


circa 1599


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1976 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Cardinal Borghese, inventory no. 460, 1963; Durand; William Young Ottley

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund and the Victoria and Albert through Grant-in-Aid, 1976


  1. number
    Position: lower left
    Method: oil paint
    Content: 46

  2. Position: verso, lower left
    Method: scratched into plate
    Content: Card Borgese (revers way up)
  3. number
    Position: verso, upper left
    Method: stenciled in black
  4. number
    Position: verso, upper right
    Method: black
    Content: A/21


  1. Pergola, Paulo della (1955) Galerie Borghese, Rome [page: 20]
  2. Pergola, Paulo della Arte Antica e Moderna, 1964)
  3. Jaffé, Michael ''The Penitent Magdalene in a landscape' by Annibale Carracci', [page: 88-89]
    Source title: Burlington Magazine (1981)
  4. Borea, E. (1986) Annibale Carracci e i shoi incisori, [page: 218, 219]
    [comments: Ecole Francaise de Rome]
  5. Brogi, Alessandro Il Laboratorio dell'Ideale: note sulla prima attivita Francesco Albani tra Bologna e Roma, [page: 54]
    Source title: Paragone (1990)
    [comments: pl. 50]
  6. Puglisi, Catherine R. (1999) Francesco Albani, New Haven & London: Yale University Press [page: 110]
    [comments: pl.51]

Accession Number

PD.12-1976 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 916; Input Date: 2000-01-07 / Last Edit: 2010-07-09)

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