Elevation of Saint Mary Magdalen

Woodcut on laid paper | c. 1500

Albrecht Dürer

In the foreground, a nude Mary Magdalen is being carried to heaven by angels from Mt. Pilon. In the background, the sea with ships and landscape.

Credit: Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Object: 1949-29-34

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