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    Sale 5857

    Old Master & British Pictures

    23 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 193

    Roman School, early 18th Century

    Saint Mary Magdalene

    Price Realised  


    Roman School, early 18th Century
    Saint Mary Magdalene
    oil on canvas, circular: a fragment
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam.

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    The present work would appear to be a fragment from a composition portraying Noli me tangere.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work shows the figure of Mary for a composition of Christ in the House of Mary and Martha by Charles de La Fosse (Paris 1636-1716).
    We are grateful to Clementine Gustin-Gomez for confirming the attribution on the basis of a photograph.