Central niche between the two apses and baldachin
- Global view : cycle of Saint Mary-Magdalens life -
The central niche illustrates some episodes of
In the centre, two angels are about to take her up to
Heaven, wrapped in her long blond hair.
In the cul-de-four of the
vault, a majestic Christ is represented.
On the left, Mary-Magdalen is
buried by Saint Martha and Saint Maximin, and an angel comes to take her soul.
On the right, the meeting between the revived Christ and
Mary-Magdalen. This scene is also known as " Noli me tangere ".
On the front of the baldachin, the Saint is preaching
to the people of Marseilles.
The Calvary, situated below the great representation of the
saint, served as a retable to the small altar that was set there.