The French figure painter, Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836 - 1911) painted Mary Magdalene (or Mary of Magdala) uncovered in 1876 in his painting entitled (Mary Magdalene in the Grotto).
Mekdam painted Mary Magdalene, in this piece, covered as a tribute to her and Jules Joseph Lefebvre.
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Date Painted: 2003
Painting Width = 24 inches (610 mm)
Painting Height = 16 inches (407 mm)