la-belle-epoque-en-europe: “ “The Penitent”, William-Adolphe Bouguereau. The image was probably meant to suggest Mary Magdalene, who was the best-known penitent woman for Victorian viewers.
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Is this the skull of Mary Magdalene? For centuries people have flocked to the Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume basilica in France for a glimpse of Mary's bones.