Martínez Avezuela
  • Domingo Valdivieso y Henarejos

  • (Mazarrón, 1830 - Madrid, 1872)

  • Sketch for a Magdalene at the Feet of the Dead Christ

  • 1862

  • Red pencil on agarbanzo paper

  • 202 × 286 mm

  • Study of Mary Magdalene at the feet of the dead Christ, for which he used Nicolina (a young Roman girl who also served as a model for Eduardo Rosales) as a model. The resulting painting is today considered his most famous work, a Descent from the Cross preserved in the Museo Nacional del Prado.

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