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NUDE Repentant Magdalene Skull by Cignani - 115+ Years Old Antique Print

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!!! NOTE !!! if the image in the description shows a broken image icon, right click on the icon then select “copy the image location” and then paste it into your browser’s address box to see the image OR send me a message to get more images if they do not all show. The Repentant Magdalene Another Quality Print from Martin2001 Type of print: Photogravure (from an etching by Rice) - Original antique print Year of printing: 1886 Artist - Engraver - Publisher: Cignani - n/a - Gebbie Co. Condition: Excellent - Very good - Good - Fair Size of print in inches: 9.5 x 13 inches. Type of paper: Thick - Heavier - Medium heavy - Thin Reverse side: Blank - With text or pictures Notes: Green border around the print in the photo below is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed, it is not part of the print. Narrative: The painting of Magdalenes was a favorite subject with the old masters; it gave them an opportunity to depict the nude, and the subject is full of human sympathy which every one can appreciate. Humanity, liable to error, must, of necessity, in well-balanced minds, feel a profound sympathy for those who have erred, and who, in contrite grief, bewail their misfortunes and their weakness. The full sympathy of the Divine Redeemer for humanity in this predicament has been markedly illustrated in His treatment of Mary Magdalene, to whom He appeared first after His resurrection, and from whom, then, as the New Testament says, he cast forth seven devils. The introduction of a skull into the picture was of common occurrence, and evidently meant to point out the moral: " To this must we all come at last." Charles Cignani was born at Bologna in 1628. The whole of his career was devoted to scriptural subjects. He has been classed by the best critics as worthy of association with the Carracci, Guide and Correggio. He decorated the gallery of the Duke of Parma, and was knighted by that prince. His greatest work is in the cupola of the Duorno at Florence, which occupied him from 1686 to 1706. It represents "The Assumption of the Virgin," and is of the highest merit. He was President of the Clementine Academy at Bologna. Died at Flori in 1719. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Martin2001 Satisfaction Guaranteed Policy ! Any print purchased from us may be returned for any reason for a full refund including all postage. Powered by Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.

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TURKEY Trebizond on Black Sea - 1887 Wood Engraving

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This old engraving has substantiated and stimulated a recent interest of mine; this physical thing now hangs in front of my reading chair, and I have found the digital copy of the charming old book from which it was cut (VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OR SCENES IN MANY LANDS VOLUME
de Colange, Leo (Ed.)).
Published by E.W. Walker, Boston, MA (1887))
I recommend enjoying some of the 19th century paintings under "Trabzon in art" in commons.wikipedia., which is where I first discovered this one. In some of these it is the artists viewpoint of serious (not ) peacefulness that I especially enjoy, and now this is substantiated, in front of my reading chair.

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