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The Magdalene reading in the Wilderness after Antonio Allegri, Il Correggio (1489-1534).

Oil on copper, 27cm by 37cm.

This painting is after the original by Correggio which was in the Dresden Gallery and has been either lost or destroyed.

The 1738 Burghley Inventory records: ‘A Piety a woman lying upon a rock, supporting her head with her hand upon the ground, in the other hand a book in she is reading.’


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