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Saint Jerome in the Wilderness, 1682

  • etching, paper
  • 270 x 180 mm
  • Inv. 2015-JN-9

Public Domain

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St Jerome kneels with a stone in his hands before a crucifix on a rock. In the foreground are a lion and a lizard; on the rocks behind Hieronymus are a skull, hourglass and a number of books. The print is part of a series of 53 prints after paintings by Titian and Veronese.

Artist

Valentin Lefèbvre RKD
Brussels ca. 1637 - Venice 1677
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Paolo Veronese RKD
Verona 1528 - Venice 1588
after

Jacobus van Campen RKD
Venice ca. 1680 - 1700
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Title Saint Jerome in the Wilderness
Date 1682
Period 17th century
Medium and support etching AAT
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2015-JN-9
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
Permalink https://mskgent.be/collection/work/data/2015-JN-9
IIIF Manifest https://imagehub.mskgent.be/iiif/3/9018/manifest.json
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300055874 religious symbolism AAT
25H landscapes Iconclass
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 11H saints Iconclass
11H(JEROME) the monk and hermit Jerome (Hieronymus); possible attributes: book, cardinal's hat, crucifix, hour-glass, lion, skull, stone Iconclass
11H(JEROME)361 St. Jerome as hermit in a landscape, reading Iconclass
11Q3 ascetic life and practice Iconclass
11Q31 mortification of the senses ~ ascetic life Iconclass
11Q331 anchorite, hermit Iconclass
11R71 skull as symbol of 'Vanitas' Iconclass
23U22 hourglass Iconclass
25F23(LION) beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion Iconclass
25F41 lizards Iconclass
25H112 rocks Iconclass
31A211 (human) skull Iconclass
31D16 old man Iconclass
57A Good and Bad Behaviour, Moral Qualities Iconclass
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