9 July 2008
Luca Giordano (Naples 1634-1705)
The Penitent Mary Magdalene
oil on panel
17½ x 13¾ in. (44.5 x 35 cm.)
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We are grateful to Professor Nicola Spinosa for confirming the attribution of this hitherto unknown panel to Giordano, on inspection of the original, noting that it is a beautiful early work datable to circa 1665-70.
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