Sunday, October 26, 2014

Caravaggio's original Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy

Caravaggio's original Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy 'discovered'
Renaissance masterpiece 'located in private European collection'

The painting refers to the legend in which Mary Magdalene, living as a hermit in a cave in southern France near Aix-en-Provence after Christ's death, was overcome seven times a day by "the delightful harmonies of the celestial choirs" Photo: LA REPUBBLICA

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/11185264/Caravaggios-original-Mary-Magdalene-in-Ecstasy-discovered.html?fb