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Saint Mary Magdalene Renouncing the Wordly Life

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1650

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Unframed: 65 1/4 x 45 3/4 in (165.74 x 116.21 cm); framed: 79 x 55 in (200.66 x 139.7 cm)
Credits
© Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Photo by Travis Fullerton
Location
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

17th century

Two Women at a Window

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1655–1660

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
125.1 x 104.5 cm (49 1/4 x 41 1/8 in)
Credits
Widener Collection.
Location
National Gallery of Art

17th century

The Birth of St. John the Baptist

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1655

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
57-3/4 x 74-1/8 in (146.7 x 188.3 cm)
Credits
The Norton Simon Foundation
Location
Norton Simon Museum

17th century

The Penitent Magdalene

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1660–1665

Medium
Oil
Dimensions
63 1/4 in x 41 1/2 in (160.66 cm x 105.41 cm)
Location
San Diego Museum of Art

17th century

Jacob Laying Peeled Rods before the Flocks of Laban

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1665

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
87 3/4 x 142 in (222.9 x 360.7 cm)
Credits
Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas. Algur H. Meadows Collection, MM.67.27. Photography by Kevin Todora.
Location
Meadows Museum

17th century

Saint Thomas of Villanueva Giving Alms to the Poor

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, 1665–1670

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
52-1/8 x 30 in (132.4 x 76.2 cm)
Credits
The Norton Simon Foundation
Location
Norton Simon Museum

17th century

Virgin and Child

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1670

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
65 1/4 x 43 in (165.7 x 109.2 cm)
Credits
Rogers Fund, 1943.
Notes
1670s
Location
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

17th century

Holy Family with Infant Saint John

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1670

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
120 x 110.5 cm
Credits
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Nettie G. Naumburg
Location
Harvard Art Museums

17th century

The Vision of Saint Francis of Paola

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1670

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Unframed: 188 × 146 cm (74 × 57 1/2 in); framed: 220.3 × 177.8 × 15.9 cm (86 3/4 × 70 × 6 1/4 in)
Notes
This painting depicts the heavenly vision of Saint Francis of Paola (1416–1507), founder of the Order of Minims, a religious order committed to perpetual abstinence and acts of humility. The saint experiences a vision in which the word “Charitas” (meaning Charity) appears in an aureole of golden light, accompanied by cherubs. The word became the motto of the Minims, and appears on the order’s heraldic crest. In the background, the saint appears again standing on a shore with two kneeling companions. This scene in the distance refers to a miracle in which Francis calmed a stormy sea and ferried the men across the Straits of Messina on his cloak after they had been refused passage on a ship. The subject of the painting should not be considered simply in terms of its visionary and narrative elements, but as a representation of faith itself as embodied by Saint Francis of Paola. Elderly and bearded, he is humbly dressed and appears to bear the weight of his calling on his slender walking staff. He gazes at the message borne aloft by the heavenly host with a look of reverent awe and dutiful acceptance. The simplicity of setting, sober tonality, loose brushwork, and harmony of both material and divine presence, are all consistent with Murillo's late style and help to convey a scene of passionate spiritual appeal.
Location
J. Paul Getty Museum

17th century

The Immaculate Conception

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, 1680

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Framed: 246.3 x 152.7 x 8 cm (96 15/16 x 60 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.); Unframed: 220.5 x 127.5 cm (86 13/16 x 50 3/16 in.)
Location
Cleveland Museum of Art

17th century

The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, circa 1680–1682

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
28 × 20 1/2 in (71.12 × 52.07 cm)
Location
LACMA

17th century