[Mary Magdalene.] Le Retour a la Vertu.
London Published the 10th of February 1795 by Mess.rs Colnaghi & Co., N. 132 Pall Mall.
Fine stipple impression. Sheet 560 x 430mm (22 x 17"). Trimmed just within plate. Some creasing.
A large portrait of Mary Magdalene at her dressing table, casting her jewelbox aside and turning her face up to God. After Charles Le Brun (1619-90), most famous for painting the ceilings of the Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors), Versailles. According to Louis XIV Le Brun was 'the greatest French artist of all time'.
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