Giacomo Triga
St. Mary Magdalene
18th century

Oil on canvas
Church of San Marcello, Rome

Usually Mary Magdalene contemplates a small devotional crucifix, but Triga gives her a life-size cross posed to pierce her heart.

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Photographed at the church by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.