Study of a Female Figure Facing right: The Penitent Magdalene, c. 1620

Giulio Cesare Procaccini

Bologna 1575 - 1625 Milan


Study of a Female Figure Facing right: The Penitent Magdalene, c. 1620


Oil on paper, laid on canvas
54 x 46 cm


Our sketch is related to a painting in the Brera, Milan, representing the Penitent Magdalene listening to an angel (Collection Cardinal Cesare Monti).

We are grateful to Dr. Hugh Brigstocke, York, for confirmation of the attribution after examining the original (see his essay, dated January 13, 2012).

PROVENANCE:
Private collection, Paris, since 1960

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