Georges de La Tour's Repentant Magdalene

April 25 – September 6, 1993

West Building, Main Floor, Galleries 72 through 77

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: A focus exhibition celebrated the 400th anniversary of La Tour's birth. The National Gallery's newly restored Repentant Magdalene was shown with another version by La Tour from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Curator was Philip Conisbee, curator of European painting and sculpture at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Attendance: 132,130

Brochure: Georges de La Tour's Repentant Magdalene, by Philip Conisbee. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1993.

Image: Georges de La Tour, The Repentant Magdalen, c. 1635/1640, oil on canvas, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund, 1974.52.1

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