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Noli me Tangere: Christ Appearing to the Magdalen

Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

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Mary Magdalene mistook the risen Christ for a gardener as she wept near his empty tomb. When Jesus called her name, she recognised him, and he told her: 'Touch me not (in Latin: Noli me tangere), for I am not yet ascended to my father'. Girolamo da Santacroce was probably employed for some years in the workshops of Giovanni Bellini. He was a prolific painter who produced copies of paintings by his great contemporaries as well as his own work.

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol

Title

Noli me Tangere: Christ Appearing to the Magdalen

Date

c.1525

Medium

oil on panel

Measurements

H 31.1 x W 27.9 cm

Accession number

K1355

Acquisition method

gift from Alfred de Pass in memory of Nora de Pass, 1936

Work type

Painting

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