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Mary Magdalene (Young Florentine Woman portrayed as the Magdalene)
  • Agnolo Bronzino
    1503–1572
    born: Florence, Republic of Florence (present-day Italy) ; died: Florence, Republic of Florence (present-day Italy)
  • Mary Magdalene (Young Florentine Woman portrayed as the Magdalene), circa 1565
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 59.7 x 48.3 cm
    Canvas/Support: 23 1/2 x 19 in
    Frame Dimensions: 30 3/4 x 26 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0080
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Shoulder length representation of a young woman (portrayed as St. Mary Magdalene), holding an alabaster ointment jar in her proper right hand. She is blond, has a halo, and turns to the left. She wears a green dress and a yellow scarf (identified as cangiant). She has pearls in her hair.