St Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy

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St Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy (c. 1619–1620) by Rubens

St Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy or The Death of St Mary Magdalene is a c. 1619-20 painting by Peter Paul Rubens. It shows Mary Magdalene supported by two angels. It was produced for the Friars Minor in Ghent. It was seized by French occupation troops in 1794 and taken to Paris, before being allocated to the newly founded Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, where it is now housed.

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  • Lille (France). Musée des beaux-arts; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) (1992). Masterworks from the Musée Des Beaux-arts, Lille. Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN 9780870996498. Retrieved 2015-11-10.