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SAINT JEROME IN HIS STUDY
SAINT JEROME IN HIS STUDY

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SAINT JEROME IN HIS STUDY

Jan van Eyck(Netherlandish, c. 1395 - 1441)

Date
c. 1435
Medium
Oil on linen paper on oak panel
Dimensions
Panel: 8 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (20.6 x 13.3 cm) paint film: 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (19.9 x 12.5 cm) Framed: 12 1/4 x 9 x 2 in. ( 31.1 x 22.9 x 5.1 cm)-sight
Department
European Painting
Classification
Paintings
Credit
City of Detroit Purchase
Accession No.
25.4
Provenance
Duke of Mantua, Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga (1652-1708); Venice, Field Marshall Johann Matthias von der Schulenberg (died 1747), acquired before 1738; Berlin, Schulenberg family, October 1738 (cited as no. 38 "Andreas Mantegna" in family inventories 1741, 1774); by descent through Schulenberg family, possibly kept at their home Hehlen, near Hanover Berlin, Paul Bottenwieser (dealer), 1924-25, from whom acquired by the DIA. Possible provenance proposed by E. Panofsky: painted for Cardinal Niccolò Albergati (d.1443) acquired by his estate executor Tommaso Parentucelli (later Pope Nicholas V) acquired by Medici family (described in inventory of 1492). See also proposed provenance in Eidelberg & Rowlands, 1994.
Keywords
oak, oil, paint, panel, religion, christian
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