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Catalog Number PAP.Wells.1923.126
Title La Maddalena del Correggio
Artist Longhi, Giuseppe, 1766-1831
Artist Correggio, circa 1489-1534
Date n.d.
Description View of Mary Magdalene reading from an open book; she is laying on the ground in a meadow; Her right hand is holding up her head, while her left forearm is propping the book up; she is draped in cloth; a small container is visible next to her right elbow; multiple trees and rocks in the background
Object Name Print
Material Ink; Medium Weight Paper
Technique Engraving
Dimensions H-34.3 W-41 cm
Credit line Gift of Mrs. William Storrs Wells (Annie Raynor)
Provenance 1923, June - Gift of Mrs. William Storrs Wells (Annie Raynor)
Signed Name Correggio pin - Jph. Longhi sc
Signed Name Location Lower Left and Right
Additional Inscriptions and Marks back, in pencil: Il Magdalena Reading

stamped on back of mat: June 30, 1923 B
Inscriptions and Marks lower left: Correggio pin
lower right: Jph. Longhi sc
Collection Works on Paper - Wells Collection
People Wells, Anna Cole Raynor, 1854-1935
Longhi, Giuseppe, 1766-1831
Correggio, ca. 1489-1534
Notes After a painting by Antonio Allegri Correggio at the Dresden Gallery
Related Publications see British Museum Museum number #1842,0806.261

Henkels, Stan. V. Magnificent Collection of Engravings Belonging to the Estate of the Late Joseph Neree Balestier, of New York City. 1910. 21
"Longhi, Guiseppe. Born 1766. Died 1831. || One of the Most Distinguished Italian Engravers. || 239 La Maddalena del Correggio. Painted by Correggio. En- || graved by Guiseppe Longhi. Line"