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Saint Jerome

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This bearded figure of a saint probably came from a large altarpiece incorporating other similar sculpture. The back of this bronze is hollow which would suggest that it was mounted into a larger architectural support. The elongated body and slightly twisted stance retain elemens of the...

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By April 1967, David Peel & Co., London. 1976, John Goelet, New York; 1976, gift of John Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1977)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John Goelet in honor of Hanns Swarzenski

Spanish (probably), Renaissance, about 1600

Object Place

Probably Spain


34.3 x 16.5 x 11.4 cm (13 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Metal: gilt bronze