Mary Magdalene at the Cross

Material and technique
wood, carved polychrome
Style
Gothic
Date of creation
the first quarter of the 16th century
Author, School, Workshop
Unknown
Dimensions
1,48 m
Place of exhibition
The sacristy of the Minor Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Krzeszów, Lower Silesia
Description
Kneeling Mary Magdalene is a young woman of ansupernatural size. Her head is raised to the crucified Christ. She holds the cross with her open arms. The sculpture is a part of the Crucifixion group which comes from the rainbow beam of the former Gothic Monastery Church of St. John the Baptist.