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Saint Jerome

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Seated figure dressed in ruby red robes; within golden quatrefoil frame of scrolls and vines, with 4 lunettes of blue; leaded clear glass to wooden frame; From a series of the Four Doctors of the Church (rest lost).

Provenance

Baron Eberhard Schenk zu Schweinsberg, Wiesbaden. 1972, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Francis Welch Fund

German (Nurnberg), about 1511

Place of Manufacture

Nuremberg, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 45.7 x 40.6cm (18 x 16in.)

Accession Number

1972.985

Medium or Technique

Stained glass; potmetal and silver stain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements