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Saint Jerome
VISUAL WORKS, PICTURES AND PLAQUES
oil painting
Italian School (maker); Ghirlandaio, Domenico (after)
Europe: Italy
17th - 18th c.
oil; canvas
overall: 1580 x 1160 mm

Framed portrait painting (oil, reproduction) of St Jerome in a red cloak, as in the 15th c. (1480) fresco by Ghirlandaio in the Church of Ognissanti, Florence. Features an anachronistic pair of nose spectacles (hanging from the side of his desk) of fictitious design with laquered wood frames. Gilt frame.


1999.168

BOA Purchase, 1937



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