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St. Mary Magdalen

Artist:
Pieter Aertsen (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1507/8–1575 Amsterdam)
Artist:
After a drawing formerly attributed to Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, Parma 1503–1540 Casalmaggiore)
Date:
1620–50
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 9/16 × 6 5/8 in. (21.7 × 16.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1917
Accession Number:
17.50.18-61
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: S. MARIA MAGDALENA
At bottom center: Spirituali certamine Deo militans, mortaliaq cotemnans, nobis mortalibus inquit / Terræ, spernat opes cœli qui militat oris, / Principis æterni castra sequenda tibi.
At lower left: Francisco permens inuent.
At lower right: Petrus Aertsens excudit

Marking: On verso at lower left: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Earls of Pembroke (British); Sotheby's, London (British)Wilton House Sale, July 1917; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Hollstein I.4.1
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