Sainte Madeleine au sépulcre (1842) is a painting by French history and portrait painter Léon Cogniet (1794-1880). It is an oil on canvas painting, located in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Petit Palais. The painting depicts Mary Magdalen at the tomb and is part of a series of works Cogniet created for the Madeleine church in Paris. It was signed and dated "Léon Cogniet / MDCCCXLII" in the bottom right corner. The painting has been exhibited at Kunsthalle Basel and Kunsthalle Bern, as indicated by labels on the frame. It is part of a larger collection of works by Cogniet that depict religious scenes from the New Testament, such as the Resurrection of Christ and other scenes involving saints.
This image is in the public domain.