Cagnacci's "Repentant Magdalene" is an Italian masterpiece, and it's on display in the UK for the first time in over thirty years.
Guido Cagnacci became one of the most accomplished painters of the 17th-century — and yet he is still not represented in any major UK public collection. That's why this one room exhibition is such a great opportunity, because you'll be able to appreciate Cagnacci's astonishing naturalism and the sensuality, in what is widely regarded as his greatest painting.
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Craig’s review – “Do you know what the nicest thing about the National Gallery in the evening is? -- the peace and quiet. I was walking here from Leicester Square five minutes ago and it was all busy busy busy. Pavements heaving, people jostling bustling barging elbows out, running everywhere, cars all over the place, sirens blaring. And then you walk through the gallery double doors a… continued”
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