Artist Annibale Carracci, Italian, 1560-1609
Publisher Pietro Stefanoni, Italian, 1589-1614
  • Penitent Magdalene
  • The Magdalen Repentant (alternate title)
  • Mary Magdalen in the Wilderness (alternate title)
Date 1591
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 8 5/8 × 6 1/4 inches (21.9 × 15.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S259
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, center left edge: Carra: in.
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1887 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left corner: P.
Inscribed, center lower edge: S.
Inscribed, lower right corner: F.
Inscribed, date in plate, lower center: 1591.
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: fran ( ) aca Sardinier | ( ) fecit [illegible]
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [numeric notations]
September 1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)