Mary Magdalene Washes the Feet of Christ, from the series Vita, passio et Resvrrectio Iesv Christi

Public Domain

Artist(s) / maker(s)

Maerten de Vos (after)
Joannes Galle (publisher)
Cornelis Galle (engravers (printmakers))


ca. 1598 - 1618
Mary Magdalene, a prostitute, dries Christ's feet with her hair. She then proceeds to anoint the feet. Judas Iscariot protests but Christ explains that one must forgive her (Luke 7:36-50). The print has a Latin caption; it is part of a series on the life of Christ.

More about this work

Artist(s) / maker(s) Maerten de Vos VIAF RKD Wikidata, Joannes Galle VIAF RKD , Cornelis Galle VIAF RKD Wikidata
Type burin engraving
Category prints (visual works) AAT
Material paper
Dimensions 182 x 217 mm
Location Work currently not on display
Object number 2014-LZ-18
Vlaamse Kunstcollectie - EN

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