Artist Italian
Artist after Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642
Title
  • Saint Jerome in the Wilderness
Date 17th century
Medium pen and brown ink on dark cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 7/16 × 5 7/8 inches (21.4 × 14.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR207
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, upper right corner:22
Inscribed, in pen and black ink, on mount, at lower center, between borders: Guido Reni | 13.15
Inscribed, in pen and black ink, on mount, lower left: No. 207 A [indecipherable pencil mark above] Hermit at Prayer — By — Guido Reni.
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, upper center right: S59
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, center: 12.
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower right corner: 10M [or 10 fl?]
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, verso, lower center edge: Colection Graf Sternberg
Count Sternberg, possibly Count Franz Sternberg-Manderscheid (Prague, Austria-Hungary) (see L. 971 and 1835).
C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
September 1887, James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 289, no. A33.