The Penitent Magdalen

Chapters 12, 13, 614

"I want to display another side than the conventional belief of a sinner struck by unpremeditated conversion or spontaneous repentance. I think it must have been deep, prolonged, painful reflection that caused her great personal upheaval."

Artemisia to Galileo

1617-1620     58" x 42"
Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence