The Elevation of the Magdalen
Peter Strüb the Younger (Master of Messkirch)
Tempera on panel
The Bergmann Richards Memorial Fund and the Fiduciary Fund
- Since the Middle Ages, the Christian story of Mary Magdalene demonstrated that through repentance forgiveness was
- During the Middle Ages and
the Christian saints were popular role models. As such, they frequently appeared in large altarpiece paintings.
- The IDEALIZED
beauty of Mary Magdalene as well as the
REALISTIC details in this
TEMPERA painting are typical of northern
European art during the 16th century.