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Nequicquam hic speculi pompain (St. Mary Magdalene in the wilderness, seen half-length, praying before a cross)

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Nequicquam hic speculi pompain (St. Mary Magdalene in the wilderness, seen half-length, praying before a cross)

Artist: Simon Vouet (French, 1590 - 1649)
Engraver: Michel Dorigny (French, 1616 - 1665)
Date: 1651
Medium: engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (34.9 x 26.7 cm.)
Plate: 10 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (26.7 x 23.5 cm.)
Image: 9 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. (23.5 x 20.6 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Richard and Kay Ward Collection, 2010.58
Accession number: 2010.58
Classification: print
SignedS. Vouet pinxit (within platemark, l,l); M. Dorigny sculp(sit) 1651 (within platemark, l,r)
InscriptionNequicquam hic speculi pompam fucumque requiris: Sat mihi sat Christi passio Cruxque nitent.
Cum privileg. Regis (with the privilege of the King) (within platemark, l,c)
Catalogue RaisonnéRobert-Dumesnil IV.296.122
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