17th Century
Portrait of Mary Magdalene
Oil on Panel
Image size: 13 ½ x 11 inches (34 x 28 cm)
Early wooden frame
See below for a framed image.

In the early 1600s many artists explored dramatic, compact compositions of a few figures in a dark space illuminated by a strong light, an approach made famous by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610).