Guercino 1591-1666 Circle of, Italian, Mary Magdalene
Guercino 1591-1666 Circle of, Italian, Mary Magdalene. 48 x 36 ins., (122 x 91.5 cms.), Oil on Canvas. Two Christies stock numbers printed verso and a date in wax chalk of 28 February 1964. The painting was offered for sale by Christies on that date. The pose of an attractive girl looking in rapture to heaven was a very common device of the period. Mary Magdalene had a fairly racy reputation and was the pin up for painters for many years.
Auction Date: April 2019