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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1874,0808.381

  • Description

    St Jerome kneeling in penitence before a crucifix, with a skull and lion. 1550s Etching printed from a single plate on two sheets of paper

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1550-1560
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 874 millimetres
    • Width: 477 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered 'Baptista Francus Venetus fecit'
  • Curator's comments

    Printed from perhaps the largest plate used in Italy in the XVIc (see David Landau in 'The Genius of Venice', Royal Academy 1983, cat.P52).

  • Bibliography

    • Bartsch XVI.131.38 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian XVIc Antiquarian)

  • Exhibition history

    1990 Nov-Dec, Edinburgh, NG of Scotland, 'Giulio Sanuto'

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1874

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1874,0808.381

St Jerome kneeling in penitence before a crucifix, with a skull and lion.  1550s Etching printed from a single plate on two sheets of paper

St Jerome kneeling in penitence before a crucifix, with a skull and lion. 1550s Etching printed from a single plate on two sheets of paper

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